Cosmic Boredom

One is under the immensity of psychotropic substances. There is a glare in the horizon, and acupuncture like precision in heart. There is no toil enough to surpass the boredom of this elastic state of being. One can see himself bend forward and push back to the same body, in recluse. Every minute movement is … Read more

Natural History and grounding of Hope

In Horkheimer and Adorno’s Dialectic of Enlightenment (1944), Myth and Enlightenment are shown to be enmeshed with one another. Mythical stories are transformed, from the perspective of Enlightenment, into Allegory, Allegory as the “original history of human subjectivity”. It is the journey of historical subject, from the world of myth towards man’s self-conscious identity. Odyssey … Read more

Dialectical Image or, the Messianic Explosion of History

“Nothing happens, no-one comes, no-one goes, it’s awful”                                              Waiting for Godot (1953), Samuel Beckett Thus can be said about history, where things just pass as mere succession of facts. But nothing really happens. For ‘historical materialism’, present is ‘catastrophe’[1]. It is the homogeneous present ridden with ‘status-quo’. Things don’t change; this status-quo is ‘catastrophe’ … Read more

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