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Chapter 1 Where to Start

Chapter 2 Language and Giving

Chapter 3 Reciprocity

Chapter 4 Definitions and Exchange

Chapter 5 The Concept of Man

Chapter 6 'Marksist' Categories

Chapter 7 The Collective Source

Chapter 8 Castration Envy

Chapter 9 Is = $

Chapter 10 Value 157

Chapter 11 Shifting into Exchange

Chapter 12 Giving Value to Exchange

Chapter 13 Market and Gender

Chapter 14 Deserving to Exist

Chapter 15 Pointing and Patriarchy

Chapter 16 The Point of the Ego

Chapter 17 What Does Democracy Re-Present?

Chapter 18 The Unmasculated Agents of Change

Chapter 19 Dreaming and Reality

Chapter 20 Giving and Love

Chapter 21 From the Garden to the Grail

Chapter 22 Cosmological Speculations

Chapter 23 After Words Practicing the Theory

Index of Figures

Selected Bibliography

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Index of Figures

1. A fractal image is generated by feeding back the results of an equation into the equation millions of times. (52)

2. A possible genealogy of co-munication through gifts, language and exchange. (56)

3. Gifts taking the place of gifts in the definition. (65)

4. 'Is' substitutes for acts of substitution in the sentence. (68)

5. Masculation: forming the boy's gender. (79)

6. Visualizing Vigotsky's experiment. (85)

7. Also Visualizing Vigotsky's experiment. (87)

8. Schematized images of the stages of concept formation. (89)

9. More schematized images of the stages of concept formation. (90)

10. Taking-over and giving-way at different scales. (102)

11. Things related to words, words related to each other. (116)

12. Similar relations of things to words in the langue, traditional wives and children to husbands and property to property owners. (118)

13. Participation. (140)

14. Substituting the acts of substitution inserts a meta moment into the sentence. As the single substitute for acts of substitution, 'is' becomes very general. (142)

15. Exchange over-takes giftgiving and barter. (180)

16. Gifts flow upwards. (193)

17. Value is given to exchange; gift value becomes invisible. (197)

18. The relationship between products and money and things of a kind and a word are self-similar at widely different scales. (204)

19. The owner of the money is a human 'one'to whom property is related as 'many.' Money, the value sample, can be an item of property. (211)

20. Money is the value concept sample, owners are samples for the complex of property. Money as sample is in the same relation to products as owners are to property. (213)

21. Money-laborer-owner allows her son-product to be 'named' by phallic money and gives 'him' away. Buyer gives up phallic money value-sample and remains 'lacking' but unharmed, with a use-value. (214)

22. Gender roles and the definition coincide, creating self similar images at the levels of form and content. (233)

23. The reciprocal action of masculation and the definition spawns social self-similarities. (237)

24. Pointing iconically repeats the concept process and projects it on the world. (265)

25. God points at Adam, Adam points back. (267)

26. "That is a peach." (268)

27. Competition among the members of the category of index 1's. (271)

28. The Nazi salute is a clear example of one-many phallic arms. (272)

29. The many point at the one pointer, repeating the concept pattern in the group dynamic. (273)

30. The repeatability inside the present word is an icon of the repeatability outside the present word. Language works because we consider different instances of the same word as a single 'thing.' (277)

31. Counting on our fingers, we point out each finger in turn as the sample 'one.' (279)

32. The gun is a mechanism constructed out of phallically invested indexes of different sizes. (290)

33. The arrow is an over-taking 'one' pointing at a sample, one out of the many (E pluribus unum). This indication is not of some product to exchange but of a living being to kill. (291)

34. Money is the general equivalent. (303)

35. Democracy is embedded in a context made up of other extrinsications of the concept. (304)

36. Re-presentative government. (305)

37. More replications of re-present-ation. The many give value to the substitute gifts as the electorate gives value to the elected representatives. (306)

38. Social self-similarities (309)

39. God, Christ and the Word. (380)

40. The concept formation process, Old and New Testament. (381)

41. The mystic rose.(420)

42. What the World Wants. (421)

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