Analysis of Juthith Butler´s Besides Oneself: On the Limits of Sexual Autonomy
All human beings fantasize about things in life that interest them and how they want something’s to happen. When some people fantasize, they normally imagine about things happening to them when in their right minds they feel like it will never happen or it’s impossible. Fantasies also help us in how we live our lives because when we fantasize about things, we are actually creating goals for ourselves. They motivate us to achieve our goals in a way that we thought wasn’t possible. Butler states that “Fantasy is no the opposite of reality and it establishes the possible excess of the real” (248). Just because it is a fantasy, doesn’t mean we can’t turn it into reality. We tend to ignore the importance of what goes on when we are fantasizing, but if we put our minds to it we can make those fantasies come true. For example, a person might fantasize about winning the lottery. If that person doesn’t play the lottery, that dream will never come true. The bad thing is that when we fantasies too much, we tend to not do anything to make the fantasy come true.
When we first hear the term “rights”, people, especially black people, think about protection against discrimination. Black people see themselves as the same because of what people before our time had to go