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’ The acedia interests us, because it is typically connected to an asceticism, that is not the faith, the idea, the option of faith; the acedia is not a doubt, but the disinterestedness of a way of life.’ specified Roland Barthes in a course in the Collège de France (in 1977) ’When we feel the waste of everything, when the life which we lead is felt by the subject as the waste of everything without that, there is even a place for this waste. I would say that Acedia is a rubbish without trash can." Roland Barthes, the Collège de France (in 1977) Read more

’ The acedia interests us, because it is typically connected to an asceticism, that is not the faith, the idea, the option of faith; the acedia is not a doubt, but the disinterestedness of a way of life.’ specified Roland Barthes in a course in the Collège de France (in 1977)

’When we feel the waste of everything, when the life which we lead is felt by the subject as the waste of everything without that, there is even a place for this waste. I would say that Acedia is a rubbish without trash can." Roland Barthes, the Collège de France (in 1977)

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