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Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnology and the Mutations of by Luciana Parisi

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In particular, Spinoza points out that God (Substance or The Thing) has any mastering power (potestas) according to which God corresponds to an immutable and eternal essence that puts order in nature through the control of the mind on the body. Spinoza argues that God has no potestas but only potentia corresponding to an indeterminate power to produce and be produced by bodies. This God is inseparable from nature (Ethics I, D. 3). Not only is it extended, but also its power (potentia) coincides with the extension of nature.

Strata are defined by at least two parallel levels of order, a twin or double articulation between molecular and molar organizations operating at all levels of material association (biological, social, economical and so on). Rather than a binary opposition between molecular and molar orders, establishing a hierarchical difference between the simple and the complex (the molecular dynamics of cells and the macro structures of society), stratification exposes the molecular dynamics of all molar aggregates.

The latter become statistically ordered through patterns of connection and succession that engender 18 V IRT U AL S E X ‘forms’ (first articulation). For example, the auto-catalytic assemblage of DNA, RNA, protein statistically ordered in a sequence leads to the emergence of a cell membrane engendering a cell (bacterial cell without nucleus). These forms (cells) are functional and compact stable structures that are simultaneously actualized as ‘substances’ by their molar compounds (the aggregation of DNA, RNA and protein).

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