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...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao