Omnicide II, 241–244


Ommatomania (Sight, Eyes)


The Ommatomaniac is the only conceivable subject that can turn the proverbial or figural expression ‘staring death in the face’ into the literal belief that they see death itself: still, it is not enough to simply see death (which places one instantaneously in a too-late temporality), yet one must also know what one sees (recognise it as death) in order to earn that split-second opening of an exceptional window of consciousness.…