All tagged Hegel

Drama Is Dead | Long Live the Drama

The Fukuyaman thesis knowns by many today as “the end of history” is usually referred to as a Hegelian concept. However there is another end in Hegel. The end of art. History has come to an end, if not for history itself - at least for art as such.

The Will to Forget

History does not disappear in the midst of our becomings. It is much like being, plastic. It changes. Yet, each historical moment provides a foundation for the next. Through this process of becoming our being is formed and reformed, but not quite evenly. Tiny ripples of temperature disequilibrium in the early stages of cosmic evolution led to galaxies, stars, and planets. This analogy shows how history is not homogenous. The history of the slave is not the same history as that of the slave-master.

The Will To Power Turned Upon Itself

A common trait among progressive political activists is the assumption that the will to power translates to coveting authority over established institutions, and that politics can be reduced to an ongoing struggle for authoritative power between oppressors and their victims