2: Reference to Nietzsche’s claim of having broken history in two.
(Badiou has written on this).
3: “quadriparti” has political connotations of the political “Parti” (see my translator’s footnote).
4: our doubly divided “rapport” to Nietzsche.
A specifically Simondonian (and Deleuzian) way of thinking the ontological dignity and rank of relations.
2:Those effects are generated by the political machine that Nietzsche is (“the Nietzsche Machine”)
3: The reference to “infernal machines” most likely refers to Cocteau’s play of the same name
2: Something in “‘Nietzsche’” resists the various ways in which his name might have currency in methods of reading and inscribing his name (one should think of a Nietzsche effect)
1: An allusion to how Nietzsche will sign his last letters, post-collapse, as Dionysus-Christ;
2: in reference to Jambet and Lardreau’s L’Ange, which will get discussion in the upcoming paragraphs