Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(psychoanalysis) the process of investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea

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Transient cathexes, which cause all territories limited and marked by codes to disappear in their wake

—p.179 Energumen Capitalism (163) default author
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1 year ago


to name something as a crime is not just to announce its prohibition, but to confer on that act a libidinal cathexis: transgression is sexy

on suicide

—p.171 Part III: The 1930s (123) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


Auto-eroticism must thus be distinguished from what Freud will call 'narcissism', a state in which one's body or ego as a whole is 'cathected', or taken as an object of desire.

—p.154 Psychoanalysis (151) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago


Lenore's own private well of emotional cathex

not entirely sure of the meaning here

—p.60 5 (57) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


that's why everybody should pay attention to it: because everybody's fighting about it. It is a culturally cathected term.

postmodernism

—p.113 Writing the Life Postmodern (112) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


he could perform cathexis

probably has a manif-specific meaning here but I assume the general idea is the same

—p.26 The Last Days of New Paris (1) default author
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1 year, 5 months ago


It is about cathecting enough other people and enough of the world

in an email to Robert K Bolger, on AA (in Gesturing Toward Reality p45)

—p.119 Narcissism, Alienation, and Commun(al)ity (111) by David Foster Wallace
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1 year, 5 months ago


it is still unclear why work should be cathected in the first place

—p.12 The Role of Theory (1) by Theodor W. Adorno
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11 months, 2 weeks ago