„Without attachment to anything beyond its own abysmal exuberance, capitalism identifies itself with desire to a degree that cannot imaginably be exceeded (...)“

—  Nick Land, "Critique of Transcendental Miserablism" (2007), in Fanged Noumena, pp. 624–5
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