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(Greek) spiritual or mental sloth; apathy; a state of listlessness or torpor

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acedia



Prescription for acedia:

forgot what it meant already

—p.52 by Karen Green
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6 years, 11 months ago


interpreting the state of acedia in terms of its anticapitalist and Luddite potential

—p.91 Dei Gratia (88) by Jeffrey Severs
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6 years, 11 months ago


a process of empathy whose origin is the indolence of the heart, acedia, which despairs of grasping and holding the genuine historical image as it flares up briefly.

—p.256 Theses on the Philosophy of History (253) by Walter Benjamin
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3 years, 8 months ago


The way the chronophagic machine fights for our attention recalls what Eastern Christianity used to call the demon of acedia

—p.200 by Richard Seymour
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2 years, 5 months ago