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effect of loving or seeing the other with all of her predicates, her being such as it is -- an "I want you to be" without reason. Politicized Identity K - Alternative Solvency
Communal politics based on mere existence allows us to transcend racial binaries while
avoiding humanism’s flaws and juridico-political terror
Enns 7 (Diane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Peace Studies, McMaster University, “Political
Life Before Identity”, Theory & Event 10:1, Project Muse, og)
I would like to bring two notions together by way of concluding: "the prevention of catastrophe" by intercepting
the politicization of identity categories, and the notion of a politics that has as its subject a living being not
separated from the characteristics that give or deny it political value. I have tried to show that Fanon
demonstrates this interception of identity by evoking the simple need to be considered a human life worthy of
another's human response. Speaking of the Vietnamese resistance movement during the French Indochina war,
Fanon writes: "It is not because the Indo-Chinese has discovered a culture of his own that he is in revolt. It...
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