By Antonin Artaud
“I am the man,” wrote Artaud, “who has top charted his inmost self.” Antonin Artaud was once a very good poet who, like Poe, Holderlin, and Nerval, desired to dwell within the endless and requested that the human spirit burn in absolute freedom.
To society, he used to be a madman. Artaud, even though, used to be now not insane yet in luciferian pursuit of what society retains hidden. the guy who wrote Van Gogh the fellow Suicided by means of Society raged opposed to the madness of social associations with perception that proves extra prescient with each passing yr. this day, as Artaud’s vatic thunder nonetheless crashes above the “larval confusion” he despised, what's such a lot impressive in his writings is an extravagant lucidity.
This assortment provides us fundamental Artaud at the occult, magic, the theater, brain and physique, the cosmos, uprising, and revolution in its private feel.
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And am concerned 36 with only one thing : making myself over. There's no correlation for me between words and the exact states of my being. ' But this is normal, everyone lacks the right word, you're too hard on yourself, to listen to you it wouldn't seem . ' You're all asses, intelligent skinny perceptive or tough, you're all asses, I mean you're dogs, I mean you go around barking, you rabidly persist in not understanding. I know myself and that's enough for me. It has to be enough. I know myself because I'm there, I'm there at Antonin Artaud.
The conscious self of this wandering invalid, who from time to time keeps trying to exhibit his shadow, which he himself spat on long ago ; this self on 60 crutches, limping along; this virtual, impossible self which nevertheless is part of reality. None like him ever felt his weakness, yet his weak ness is the most important weakness of all mankind. To be destroyed, not to exist. Translated by David Rattray GENERAL SECURITY - THE LIQUIDATION OF OPIUM so I have the not-dissimulated intention of finishing with this question we shall no longer be bugged by the so-called dangers of the drug.
Suicide will be for me only one means of vio lently reconquering myself, of brutally invading my being, of anticipat ing the unpredictable approaches of God. By suicide, I reintroduce my design in nature, I shall for the first time give things the shape of my will. I free myself from the conditioned reflexes of my organs, which are so badly adj usted to my inner self, and life is for me no longer an absurd accident whereby I think what I am told to think. But now I choose my thought and the direction of my faculties, my tendencies, my reality.