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‘”Is it a great sorrow”, Jocasta asks, “to be deprived of your homeland?” And Polyneices replies: “Great indeed. Much worse than it sounds”. Jocasta: “What is this sorrow, what is the exile’s greatest misfortune?” Polyneices: “The biggest drawback: he does not have parresia, [the power of the word, the power to talk].”‘ Source: M. Foucault, […]