I am continuing Spinoza’s exploration through another book.

It is “THINK LEAST OF DEATH” by Steven Nadler.

The text immediately enters Spinoza’s heart. With difficulty, I have to interrupt the reading to live.

As Deleuze says, Spinoza was a few authors to make a real ontology with his philosophy. I like his ontology, and I want to make it my love home.

For the first time, I see legitimizing the feeling of joy, as an expression of my power. I grew up hiding my successes instead of celebrating them for fear of seeing my classmate’s face or that of my colleagues in envy or jealousy. I don’t know how to handle negative emotions, and I was hiding to avoid the smallest negativity signs.

Spinoza offers me a space of thought to experience my emotions, expressing nature and power.

I was reading the concept of “Epistemic Injustice — Power and the Ethics of Knowing” by MIRANDA FRICKER and, leaping, it seems to me that I have experienced an epistemic injustice due to the culture and relative poverty of the working class of origin (in some form, is poverty an injustice?).

Reading Spinoza, I feel that above all I have experienced an and the predominance of the perspective of guilt, negativity, and melancholy that have been transmitted to me by my predominantly culture in the South of Italy.



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Academic researcher Education & Psychology. Writer of the imaginary #futureemozioni #innersensuality IT-FR-EN — Me, my main distraction — @maria_leisure