'Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth.'
 
HomeCalendarFAQSearchMemberlistRegisterLog in

Post new topic   Reply to topicShare | 
 

 Political Aims

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Pezer
builder
builder
avatar

Posts : 721
Join date : 2011-11-15

PostSubject: Political Aims   Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:50 am

Aesthetics are objective. That's why all high powers in high cultures are deeply aesthetic. A purely aesthetic narrative then is the highest percievable peak for politics today and since it has existed.

Artists are, in a sense, people who give up. The good ones, anyway. The correlation is clear.

A scary task, no doubt. Many a genocide has been carried out for this fear. This ambious lack of ability to take it or make it. It is not necessarily admirable, just an example of evolutionary sense. Value, if you will.

 

___________
dionisius against the cross...
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Thrasymachus
Tower
Tower
avatar

Posts : 2961
Join date : 2011-11-03
Location : Hell

PostSubject: Re: Political Aims   Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:33 am

Yes the subjectivity of valuation reveals a deeper objectivity, this is how we connect into reality. More reality = more political power, but it also equals more power to construct subjectivities, "non objectivity", like opinion, sentiment, etc. It is possible that all human "opinion, sentiment", everything "subjective" is simply something created as a side-effect of true objectivities as politics power in the high culture of a civilization.

But it requires something... unknown, to link self-valuings in this way, under the surfaces of shared value-worlds. We can simply call it logical necessity, but I imagine it is far more "real" than that too. Think archetypes, global consciousness project, ...

 

___________
"We must, now armed with such a language, realize the “transcendental unity of ideas,” through a new morality that aims, not to hypostasize experience and grasp in positive knowledge a series of particular virtues and vices, but rather to fully explicate this continuity; where philosophy exists to represent this transcendental order, morality most exist to mediate the two spheres, the spheres of experience and ideality." --Parodites

"Between this sky and the faces turned toward it there is nothing on which to hang a mythology, a literature, an ethic, or a religion—only stones, flesh, stars, and those truths the hand can touch." --Camus
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Political Aims
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You can reply to topics in this forum
Before The Light :: Tree :: The World-
Post new topic   Reply to topicJump to: