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HANKE, Bruno Curcino  and  OLIVEIRA, Humberto Moacir de. "Architecture of doom" and the daily segregation in culture. Rev. Subj. [online]. 2015, vol.15, n.3, pp.472-478. ISSN 2359-0769.

From a brief summary of the documentary Architecture of Doom, this article intends to highlight a discussion about segregation in contemporary society. It starts with the Lacanian thesis of 2003 exposed in Proposition 9 October 1967 on the Psychoanalyst of the School, which indicates three points that should concern psychoanalysts: a hierarchical school for training in psychoanalysis, the Oedipus Complex and the concentration camps. Lacan emphasizes the engenderment of the last two concepts as the dynamic that society has incorporated to everyday life, as a paradigm of contemporary subjectivity. The subjects' emptying, as it happens in concentration camps, can also be perceived in a culture that emphasizes relationships guided by market logic. Apart from the difference between the case of a forced emptying (in the Nazis regime) or not (market society), the fact is that the alienation to the Other or to the own enjoyment appears as central elements in the maintenance of social segregation. If Hitler's discourse about harmony and eugenics had social resonance, it was precisely in the point at which it deployed an enough powerful Other that his desire for domain supplants the annihilation of those who have submit to him. Following this statement, the article emphasizes the contemporary relationship construct between citizenship and enjoyment.

Keywords : psychoanalysis; concentration camps; Lacan; enjoyment; citizenship.

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