This article discusses the condition of modernity in relation to shock experiences and the passion for Real, thematized by authors such as Christoph Türcke and Slavoj Zizek, which in our hypothesis these are “incarnates” in phenomena such as the Bodymodifications. For this purpose, it is proposed a dialogue between psychoanalysis and critical theory, from analysis-interpretative of the material ... [Show full abstract] collected on the site www.bmezine.com. It is understood that the wound is situated in a attempt, still failed, to turning on the energetic excess. © 2014, Sociedade de Psicanalise Iracy Doyle. All rights reserved.