There is a resonance, a resonance between discourses, and also a resonance of discourses in us. The word discours was promoted by Lacan to stress that, for the speaking being, there are no forms of life without discourse. Discourses can make us live, guide us, indicate to us how to live; but there are also some that make us die, that kill us. In discourses, there are many ways of formulating a death wish—explicit, implicit, allusive—along with everything that rhetoric allows us to say and not say between the lines.
"The agents of these discourses that kill present themselves as great servants of the State, even as modern heroes sacrificing their humanity to do their duty.” These agents, who can be ecstatic, even super-ecstatic, as we particularly see in the discourses coming from leaders...
The European Forums are the occasion for pursuing exchanges between psychoanalytic discourse and the other discourses, in the measure that we consider that there is an obstacle to the principle of generalized hospitality: that of our own jouissance, which we do not succeed in granting hospitality. This is an ineliminable remainder, which constitutes the motor of the psychoanalytic experience and of symptoms that never cease producing themselves. They ceaselessly provoke us to articulate good answers, beyond the necessary rhetoric that we, with others, have to work out.