Le commencement est à la fois lumineux et humble, il porte des promesses mais n’est pas fermé d’avance par un projet cadenassé, il s’avance courageusement mais sans assurance. Il inaugure, mais seule sa fécondité future pourra dire ce qu’il portait réellement. Comment comprendre son inscription dans le passé et la fraîcheur de sa jeunesse ? Comment ne pas céder à l’ivresse du coup d’éclat, qui peut être sans lendemain ? Comment rester fidèle à la créativité même des commencements ?
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We talk about politics or get involved in politics because we’re not satisfied with the way things are. We’d like to change them for the better. Politics take their roots in a desire for justice that says that what is doesn’t comply with what should be. This desire is beautiful, […]Continue reading →
Excerpts from Hannah Arendt, Human Condition, chapter V With word and deed we insert ourselves into the human world, and this insertion is like a second birth, in which we confirm and take upon ourselves the naked fact of our physical appearance. […] To act, in its most general sense, […]Continue reading →
Everything begins with time. The beginning isn’t outside of time; it lies rather in the ecstatic gap of time, a reserve for nostalgia and waiting. It arises in the question, original momentum or native leap, that man does not master, but by which he can let himself be assaulted, if […]Continue reading →
Society is buckling under the weight of accusation. The progressives have accused society of being an old lady attached to futile passions. The conservatives, on the other hand, perceive society as some crazy machine without any direction. And people who don’t understand their own unease accuse society over and over […]Continue reading →
Our societies in crisis are waiting for revival. But the experience of modernity, the idea of progress in the nineteenth century, the ideologies of the twentieth and their human and moral tragedies have made us distrustful, quite rightly so, towards the mobilisation on huge projects. Peter Sloterdijk emphasises that the […]Continue reading →