Georges Bataille

Georges Bataille

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (; 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and history of art. Eroticism, sovereignty, and transgression are at the core of his writings.

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    Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that specieas alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)

    Each of us is incomplete compared to someone else, an animal’s incomplete compared to a person ... and a person compared to God, who is complete only to be imaginary.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)

    Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)