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Reflections on Gilles Deleuze and the “Plane of Consistence” on the Occasion of an Aikido Seminar with Yoshinobu Takeda Sensei (Victoria, BC, July 21-22, 2012)

Reflections on Gilles Deleuze and the “Plane of Consistence” on the Occasion of an Aikido Seminar with Yoshinobu Takeda Sensei (Victoria, BC, July 21-22, 2012)

Gilles Deleuze makes a distinction between a “plane of consistence” and a “plane of organization” which is extremely suggestive for trying to think through the conflict between forms of life and the powers that diminish life. It is also extremely suggestive for the study of Aikido, and vice versa. Like most of Deleuze’s concepts these … Continue reading