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I. If there is such a mode of common being as inauthenticity, then all of History is inauthentic and action in History results in inauthenticity; authenticity reverts to individualism. Conversely, if the nature of man is to be realized at the end of History, authenticity must be willed for itself as the very condition of historical struggle. Any doctrine of conversion runs the real risk of being an a-historicism. 2 Any doctrine of historicity runs the real risk of being an amoralism. 1
Sartre, Truth and Existence (1989/1992), p 1

The thesis gets kind of sketchy, what with all the metaphorical veil waving, after that.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Sep 9th, 2018 at 02:51:25 PM EST
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