[O]nly by binding the dead as a negative agency can the living establish its myth of inherent persistence, intelligibility and difference or determination as such. … [T]he binding of belonging qua dead, or more accurately, the influence of the haunting specter is necessary in order to transform the nomos of the dead into the nous of the living.
Eliminative Culinarism (2008), ‘Hauntology, or a shady vitalism