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depersonalize

(dē-pûr′sə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. depersonal·ized, depersonal·izing, depersonal·izes
1. To deprive of individual character or a sense of personal identity: a large corporation that depersonalizes its employees.
2. To render impersonal: depersonalize an interview.

de·per′son·al·i·za′tion (-sə-nə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

depersonalize

(dē-pĕr′sŏn-ăl-īz″)
To make impersonal; to deprive of personality or individuality.
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Highlighted, in turn, is how individuals turn to and invest in the government and sovereignty more generally, to help them navigate and individuate themselves within a seemingly depersonalised disciplinary system.
The former, again, connotes the inscription of individuals within broader inscriptive discourses and practices while the latter is the affective identity supplementing these depersonalised regimes of power.
Individuals continue to affectively invest in this externalised authority for anchoring their identity and thus achieving a precarious ontological security within otherwise depersonalised and diverse configurations of modern disciplinary power.
Individuals, therefore, affectively invest in the 'heroism' of successful CEOs and entrepreneurs, as a way to maintain the illusion of selfhood in an otherwise depersonalised and regulative capitalist world.
Additionally, it permits them to quite literally 'identify' disciplinary power, associating these depersonalised regimes with a given sovereign figure.
It provides a fantasmatic scenario in which individuals can and do have power over depersonalised norms and procedures shaping their 'conduct', where they are not merely a subject of power but also a powerful subject.
Namely, the more depersonalised and therefore non-sovereign power in practice becomes the greater the desire for sovereignty is subjectively.
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