Better to be a tiny quantum flow than a molar converter, oscillator, or distributor!_______________________
A Thousand Plateaus (p.226)
Guattari: “The moments of excess, the celebrations are hardly more reassuring.” In part this is a recognition that if universal history is rejected there is the danger that moments of excess might act like a Bakhtian carnival, as a safety valve that releases built up pressure through a bounded performance of a world turned upside down (Bakhtin 1984)
So is Life a carnivalesque? what breeze topples the tree?