‘to write certainly is not to impose a form [of expression] on the matter of lived experience […] writing is a question of becoming, always incomplete, always in the midst of being formed, and goes beyond the matter of liveable or lived experience. It is a process, that is, a passage of Life that traverses both the liveable and the lived.’

Deleuze Essays Critical and Clinical pp.1

‘Judgment prevents the emergence of any new mode of existence. For the latter creates itself through its own forces, that is, through the forces it is able to capture, and is valid in and of itself inasmuch as it brings the new combination into existence. If it is so disgusting to judge, it is not because everything is of equal value, but on the contrary what has value can be made or distinguished only by defying judgement. What expert judgement, in art, could ever bear on the work to come? It is not a question of judging other existing beings, but of sensing whether they return us to the miseries of war, to the poverty of the dream, to the rigors of organisation. As Spinoza has said, it is a problem of love and hate, not of judgement […] this is not subjectivism, since to pose the problem in terms of forces, and not on other terms, already surpasses all subjectivity.’

Deleuze Essays Critical and Clinical pp.135

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