foucault writes

It would be wrong to say that the soul is an illusion, or an ideological effect. On the contrary, it exists, it has a reality, it is produced permanently around, on, within, the body by the functioning of a power that is exercised on those that are punished. (my emphasis)66

Michel Foucault, Disipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, trnas. Alan Seridan (New York: Vintage, 1979), p. 29.

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