expose (one)self

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expose (one)self

To show one's genitals in a public setting. A: "Did you hear that someone got busted for exposing himself at the mall?" B: "No! I'm really glad I stayed home today."
See also: expose
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Chapter 7 ('The Fallen Self) deals with the fragmented and disappearing post-modern self (Peyton, Richter, Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Yasamasa Morimura), as well as the exposed self (Nan Goldin, Tracy Emin) and the scientific self (Mark Quinn, Gary Schneider, Rauschenberg, de la Mora).
The disquiet about an exposed self and the conflicting desires for authenticity and freedom, which haunt Existenz and Being John Malkovich (and our Geek friends), are the real meat of Fight Club.