Requiem for a life in CAM

“At the end of the catastrophic century we look backwards, not from the plateau of the end of history, but from the flatland of the absolutely historical present. We could enter this absolute present with the empty consciousness of forgetting. Or we could instead practice a kind of remembering, which Hegel first called “Andenken” (reflective remembrance). Remembrance is respect, the respect of thinking. If there is to be mourning, then the respect of thinking is a requiem. I am speaking of a requiem for a century.”

Agnes Heller (1995)

quoted from In the Shadow of Catastrophe: German Intellectuals between Apocalypse and Enlightenment by Anson Rabinbach

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"Every person must choose how much truth he can stand." — Irvin D. Yalom (When Nietzsche Wept)

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