Alas, I no longer have the essay. It’s in storage somewhere, I think, back in the USA, but I’m presently in Switzerland and living out of a bergen. You can reproduce it by simply cutting out random words from the works of Foucault, Barthes, Lacan, and Derrida and pasting them (again at random) onto sheets of paper. If you subsequently find yourself being appointed Professor of Post-Structuralist Literature at the Sorbonne, I want a cut of your salary!

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Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.