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Eros-love-sex-relationships

Eros: the confetti hypothesis | 3rd from: The Hereticals-I (2018) / subbed

In eros there is a figural element: an almost metaphysic sense of deep harmony and intimacy not justifiable by the how long and how much we know the Other. Moreover, to the Other’s touch we feel our body re-configured; the Other instills beauty and power onto every one of our bodies’ cells; and a sense...
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Mistakes cannot exist | 4th from: The Hereticals-I (2018) / subbed

The existential roots of an error in being, and of our accompanying guilt as children, can resonate within our adult time in adult situations and create tormenting feelings which can dreadfully affect our course through life. Then we may be like guilty children who failed to cope with the difficulties of growing up...
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Eros, sex: are they always compatible? | 6th from: The Hereticals-I (2018) / subbed

In everyday life we often use to identify the experience of "being in love" ("eros") with the sexual desire - and the contrary. In a way, we consider these two phenomena strongly interconnected and the one to be the cause of the other. However, does sexual desire always need, in order to emerge, the experience...
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Eternal eros:is it possible? | 9th from: The Hereticals-I (2018) / subbed

In eros we enter an endless field of eternity, a paradise that seems never ending. However, maybe the non-existence of eternal eros and the fact that every eros has an end are very "normal" things, absolutely necessary to stay alive and able to form deep relationships of love?
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On Eros and mirrors

It does not matter that in Eros we soon reach through the silvery surface of this mirror with our hand. Nor that later, reaching behind the mirror and beyond the glittering mercury, what we touch is nothing but reflections of our own selves. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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The kiss

How many dense, miraculous moments can be contained within this primary stimulation of the mucosa of our lips! How many things can be created by a simple breath of a kiss! We just have to be able to accept it, and to be willing to learn how to gift it. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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Love

It doesn’t matter that at times we stand still, hand in hand with the Other, as if not wanting to frighten some invisible darkness that may rush in angrily and crush our fragile grip. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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On desire and mirrors

He already knows how her invisible downy hair will gently resist his caresses on her arms, her shoulders, her belly, her legs, everywhere. He already knows the form of her breasts and the shape of her nipples. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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The silent scream

When I think I can never live without you because I sense myself as half a person, I continue to be something whole that simply feels like half... [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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The cheat’s monologue

“What did you two do exactly, what kind of sex did you have, what position, how many times did you do it, from where, how much, when, what did she have that I lack” [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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If

Yet, through our yearning and deep thirst for the Other, we think we have done something “wrong”. We shrink, we become much smaller. We take on our own backs the total and unbearable responsibility for events that are not produced by ourselves alone. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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The addict’s monologue

She comes round now and then but only “as friends” she emphasizes. Let her say whatever she wants, I am sure she doesn’t know what she wants either. We’ve even had sex sometimes and it’s like taking my dose. [Video - NOTES FOR YOU]
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The sexual self and the power of the ancient wolf

A video that I use in the 2nd of a series of 4 autonomous lectures, in which I explore the broader topic of eros, love and sexual desire.
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A frog who insisted expecting a longtime forgotten kiss

The lecture was about the futile eternal expectance of the "Other" who may "save" us by her or his kiss, transforming us from ugly frogs into a beautiful prince or princess.
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Selected scenes from Tarkovsky’s “SOLARIS” [Andrey Tarkovsky] – [soundtrack: “Dawn”]

A video accompanying my lecture "The grandeur of planet Solaris: towards the boundaries of eros and death". The music is my composition "Dawn".
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