I highlighted this in my copy of the text, and put a big ! by it.
No one can say without being comical that he is getting ready to overturn things: He must overturn, and that is all. 1
Here I think Bataille is saying we are all subject to what Freud called the death drive, and therefore we
Georges, Bataile, The Accursed Share: An essay on General Economy, Zone books, p. 10.↩