//By Ryan Taylor//
In the preface to the first volume of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s magnum opus, Anti Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, academically in-vogue philosopher and cultural theorist Michel Foucault describes the work as an introduction to the Non-Fascist-Life.
The co-authors of Anti Oedipus would later reimagine Foucault’s interpretation and expound on what they call the “Nomadic” way of life, an ethos that makes imperative an endless multiplication of possibilities. For Deleuze and Guattari, to be the Nomad is not only to be open to widespread and diverse change, but, even more, to actively pursue a lifetime of constant modification of the self, of the Other, and of the blurred lines between the two.
What the hell does any of that have to do with LeBron James?
Quite a lot, potentially. Without further ado, let’s get retarded in here. Continue reading