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Buchanan, I. M. and Ely, M. (2013). The suicidal state and the state of debate. kdebate, 1 (1), 1-2.

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Dr. Ian Buchanan is one of the world’s leading scholars of Deleuze and Guattari. He is a contributing editor to the “Deleuze Connections” series as well as editor of “Drain” magazine and a faculty member at the University of Wollongong in the Institution of Social Transformation Research. It is a true honor to receive his insight on the works of Deleuze and Guattari.

Michael Ely is an aspiring Deleuzian, graduate student, and debate coach at the University of Texas at San Antonio