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The Real for Laruelle is not a position, e.g. as it is for Lacan in the Real-Symbolic-Imaginary type. Often, he uses the term ‘One’ or ‘Vision-in-one’ on equal terms with the Real, but still the Real or One do not signify something indivisible, or ‘ground’ for being and beings. Laruelle also calls the Real ‘radical immanence’, which signifies the Real as being something that is radically indifferent to thought, including the philosophical thought that aims to distinguish something substantial from things. Therefore, the Real is opaque and foreclosed from thought or perceptions. At the same time, it is not void or pure nothingness, but an opaque indeterminacy which does not fit into concept of the Real, either.

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