erotization

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erotization

(ˌɛrətaɪˈzeɪʃən; ˌɛrətɪˈzeɪʃən) or

erotisation

n
the action or generation of sexual arousal
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And this libidinization of bodies and things stages an onanistic and androgynous sex--an epic without gender or narration or resolve.
Adorno makes a similar point from a Freudian perspective, arguing that "the libidinization of gadgets is indirectly narcissistic in as much as it feeds on the ego's control of nature; gadgets provide the subject with some memories of early feelings of omnipotence.
The nature of this forgotten experience, which Barnes describes as a "mirage of an eternal wedding cast on the racial memory," is ambiguous, but clearly it involves a founding moment of "coupling" that is both archetypal and illusionary (or coded as illusionary), and that seems to collapse the historic centralization of the wedded heterosexual dyad and the libidinization of the parent/child dyad that this structure's emergence as the sole authorized social form entailed.