T. Berns, "Conflit, guerre, violence et corruption", in Multitudes, n°13, Paris, 2003, p.177-181 Exils
Thomas Berns reveals the trust of a work which seeks to think conflict as something that must be sustained. Sustaining it means not only inscribing the order represented by the law within the disorder of conflict, but also establishing war as the permanent horizon of peace ; that is, law is established only as violence, and can only be thought as permanently vulnarable to corruption. In short, this is precisely that with which a politics centred on sovereignty breaks.
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