It is another of the dimensions Job Function Email List of his "unattainability", and even of his reversal in the opposite : if I insist on being the mirror image of Evil, the paradoxical result is that he comes to me from the other, having become infernal. Also here "I is Other", as Rimbaud says. Sartre is not distracted from this reference: Genet assumes as a project the destiny that the Job Function Email List others, or the Other – God, ultimately – have designed for him; Believing that he is authorizing himself by absolute Evil, he limits himself to acting out an alien script. Literature overflows Job Function Email List with such stories: it would suffice –at random tastes– to cite Edgar Allan Poe's William Wilson.
Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray or Job Function Email List Joseph Conrad's The Duelists . In all of them, under the gaze of the Other, my Being, equated with Evil with capital letters, remains frozen in the mirror. Once again, in its practical-inert characterdone once and for all, absolute Evil is equivalent to Good. These interchangeables can be the work of God or the Devil, but they are equally extra -human . But – as we have learned from the very first page of Being and Nothingness – is not the work of introducing Job Function Email List nothingness into the world what is properly human , the constitutive mode of intervention of the speaking subject in the “mineral” inertia of the real? Let us return again to our brief dialogue at the beginning, the one where Goetz does not yet have the conscience, but he has the words to make the Job Function Email List distinctions that we are proposing. As will be remembered.
Good (with capital letters) is Job Function Email List already made by God, while he, Goetz, is preparing to invent evil (with lower case). And it is that evil, like literature and like politics, although it is not Nothingness, is made from it, it has to be invented by denying the negation on Job Function Email List which it is based: as Faulkner says somewhere, it puts in the world every timesomething that was not. Of course, Faulkner says this in Job Function Email List connection with writing.