By Robert Greene
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13 There were complete proofs and incomplete 8 J a n u a ry 1 9 7 5 7 proofs, full proofs and semifull proofs, whole proofs and half proofs, i ndications and cavils. And then all these elements of proof were rnmbined and added up to arrive at a certain quantity of proofs that the law, or rather custom, defined as the minimum necessary to get a conviction. At that point, on the basis of this arithmetic, of this calculus of proof, the court had to make its decision. And, to a certain extent at least, the court was bound in its decision by this arithmetic of proof.
In other words, for these psychi- 8 Ja n u a ry 1 9 7 5 15 atric discourses on penal questions it is not a question of installing, as people say, another scene, but, on the contrary, of splitting the el ements on the same scene. It is not a question, then, of the caesura that indicates access to the symbolic, but of the coercive synthesis that ensures the transmission of power and the indefinite displace ment of its effects. 26 First, expert psychiatric opinion allows the offense, as defined by the law, to be doubled with a whole series of other things that are not the offense itself but a series of forms of conduct, of ways of being that are, of course, presented in the discourse of the psychiatric expert as the cause, origin, motivation, and starting point of the offense.
Because he is, after all, elderly, relatively rich, and had nothing to offer X other than a place in a club for i nverts for which he was the cashier, gradually getting back the money invested in this purchase. This Y, successively or simultaneously the active or pas sive lover of X, we do not know, arouses X's contempt and nau sea. X loves Z. One has to have seen the effeminate appearance of both of them to understand how such a word can be used. It is a case of two men so effeminate that they would have had to live in Gomorrah rather than Sodom.