Power ≡ Truth ≡ Knowledge

“[T]ruth is not by nature free … its production is thoroughly imbued with relations of power. The confession is an example of this.

[The has been] [a]n immense labor to which the West has submitted generations in order to produce … men’s subjection: their constitution as subjects in both sense of the word.”


Foucault, M. 1978. The History of Sexuality – Volume 1: An Introduction. New York: Vintage Books