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(noun) the practice of severe self-discipline, typically for religious reasons

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ascesis
ascetism



the old theosophical pact which has always compensated power by ascesis

—p.104 The Jet-Man (103) by Roland Barthes
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2 years, 9 months ago


Boredom is a head-clearing ascesis.

—p.77 Boredom (77) by Adam S. Miller
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2 years, 10 months ago


The demand for justice is thus ultimately the demand that the excessive enjoyment of the Other should be curtailed so that everyone’s access to jouissance is equal. The necessary outcome of this demand, of course, is asceticism.

—p.76 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Slavoj Žižek
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2 years, 8 months ago