manticism

Related to manticism: moromancy, divinatory

manticism

the art of divination and prophecy. — mantic, adj.
See also: Divination
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Even in the case of Aeschylus, Castoriadis exclaims, "the first thing we notice--which forces itself on us and which I simply present here--is huge, astonishing: Aeschylus speaks of manticism and not of religion; he mentions the gods only in passing and from a utilitarian perspective.
Rather, the story traces the imperialist project of ro manticism, which constructs, colonizes, and annihilates the racialized and gendered Other.
Is it my future that I am trying to read, deciphering in what is inscribed the announcement of what will happen to me, according to a method which combines paleography and manticism? Isn't it rather, all things considered, that I remain suspended on this question, whose answer I tirelessly seek in the other's face: What am I worth?" (214; Barthes' emphasis)