The State
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Function : noun

1. As Deleuze and Guattari describe it, the State is concerned chiefly with creating structures or constructs through which lines of flight can be harnessed and controlled. The State, thus, harnesses energy by creating inequalities. Similarly, the State is also concerned with striating space or building into it a hierarchical system of relations which places the occupants of each strata at odds with those of other strata. [1]

Associated words + links
War Machine
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Rhizome
Schizoanalysis
Body without Organs

Bibliography
1. "A Thousand Plateaus", Gilles Deleuze, FĂ©lix Guattari

(Verena Vogler, 11/12/2007)
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