Body; Gaze, Shame and Counter Gaze

The metaphysics of presence is also a metaphysic of gaze. The metaphysics of presence claims the original privilege of self-transparency and plunges into immediacy. As we circum ourselves to the metaphysics of presence, our being-in-the-world comes under its gaze and we become presence-centric in all our thinking and being. Perhaps, we might trace intertwined entangling space between Derrida, Foucault...


Hate is not the first enemy of love.

Fear is! It destroys your ability to trust.

- Fr Victor Ferrao