Against Love: A Polemic by Laura Kipnis

By Laura Kipnis

Who may dream of being opposed to love? No one.

Love is, as we all know, a mysterious and all-controlling strength, with titanic energy over our strategies and lifestyles decisions.

But is there anything a piece worrisome approximately all this uniformity of opinion? is that this the only topic approximately which no confrontation could be entertained, approximately which one fact on my own is permissible? ponder that the main strong equipped religions produce the occasional heretic; each ideology has its apostates; even sacred cows locate their butchers. with the exception of love.

Hence the need for a polemic opposed to it. A polemic is designed to be the prose identical of a small explosive machine put below your E-Z-Boy lounger. It won't injure you (well no longer severely); it's simply purported to shake issues up and rattle a number of convictions.

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