What I call the gaze here, the gaze of the other is not simply another machine for the perception of images. It is another world, another source of phenomenality, another degree zero of appearing.
Yes, and it is not simply a point of singularity. It is a singularity on the basis of which a world is opened. The other, who is dead, was someone for whom a world, that is to say, a possible innity or a possible indenity of experiences was open.