the concept of "event"

I was just re-reading Foucault's discussion of the notion of the sudden
"event" - the creator of historical discontinuities? Would it be wise to
think of such historical accidents as George W. Bush's inarticulateness as
an "event?" What are the boundaries of the term? Where does the realm of the
event and the realm of non-discursive practice begin?



"The living body is a loving body, and the loving
body is a speaking body. Without love we are nothing
but walking corpses. Love is essential to the living
body, and it is essential in bringing the living
body to life in language." ~Kelly Oliver

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