(noun) a division or split in a group or union; schism / (noun) an action or process of cutting, dividing, or splitting; the state of being cut, divided, or split
Spinoza's move both deprives the grounding of Law in a sadistic act of scission (the cruel cut of castration), at the same time as it denies the ungrounded positing of agency in an act of pure volition
on Spinoza's reading of the Fall as God not condemning Adam because eating the apple was wrong; rather, he tells him it is wrong because it's bad for him
This contradiction, or scission, was reproduced throughout the historical trajectory of Marxism, at the cost of increasingly intense internal conflicts
on Marx saying he is not a Marxist?