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Do Our Lives Need a Story?

Do Our Lives Need a Story?
4 weeks ago

Do Our Lives Need a Story?

Grau, teurer Freund, ist alle Theorie, Und grün des Lebens goldner Baum.                         –Goethe, Faust, Part One.[i]

 

In explaining his choice to present a Critique of Pure Reason instead …
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Reconciliation, from Wagner to Rammstein
1 month ago

Reconciliation, from Wagner to Rammstein

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Hegel’s pages on Beautiful Soul and the “hard heart” in his Phenomenology[1] reverberate today as an uncanny in-advance critique of Political Correctness. Just recall his claim that moral judgment is …
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Gaza: A Ghastly Window into the Crisis of Global Capitalism
1 month ago

Gaza: A Ghastly Window into the Crisis of Global Capitalism

As the world watches in horror over the mounting death toll of Palestinian civilians and Israel faces charges before the International Court of Justice for the Crime of Genocide, the …
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Naked to the Wind
2 months ago

Naked to the Wind

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Preludium

 

Slow opening of the dark

Inward advance

Forging a hesitant connection

Soft, never clarified gestures

Thinking of who is gone, the difficulty of being-with

What is it …
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Modernity, Leisure & The Divided Mind
2 months ago

Modernity, Leisure & The Divided Mind

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I envy those favored souls for whom equanimity comes easily. It’s never been easy for me to be at ease, to take life lightly and let events hang loose, like …
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