“I shall not hasten to say brutally, as I in fact think, that all that is brutally false, that it is false to say that beasts in general (supposing any such thing to exist) or so-called brute beasts (what does “brute” mean?) do not understand our language, do not respond or do not enter into any convention” 

Excerpt From: Derrida, Jacques. “The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume I.” The University of Chicago Press, 2009. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright. Check out this book on the iBooks Store:

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