That the US and its lifestyle are finishing, there's not the slightest doubt. yet for what cause, and in what demeanour, and what can probably come subsequent? What occurs within the hole among worlds, while the recent is barely dimly glimpsed like a miles shore within the evening, and the previous is disappearing so quickly there looks no reliable floor closing? Questions of first issues and of final issues unavoidably come up. this can be the placement of our new release. this is often our place, in addition to our generation—at the very finish of the US, and the very starting of whatever new. every little thing is dissolving so speedy that not anything is still of the sea-foam desires of our unsatisfied early life. what's taking place to us—it is like our too-brief memories of belonging are already being became crystalline recollections of a bygone international. So we're as Ancients, we, fingering our threadbare fragments of reminiscence accumulated from this loss of life civilization. Is it long gone, then, this complete form of a global? We welcome its passing. is that this the longer term speeding in the direction of us? We needs to prepared ourselves. we're the in basic terms ones who've particularly all started, simply because we're the basically ones who've began to think.
Everything starts off in notion.
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It broke with 18th century British Liberalism in the name of 18th century British Liberalism and created a provincial system of 18th century British Liberalism. This is why the professions of independence, 54 liberty, and so forth are quite hollow. They are a provincial version of something already existing. This British Liberalism then is allowed to continue effectively unchanged because the country has vast wealth and size acting as a safety valve to the society's contradictions. As Dickens wrote in a letter to a friend while visiting America, he foresaw this country would forever ruin the Liberal principles he stood for, on the basis of embodying them to the letter.
Why was it America that vanquished Marxism and brought nihilism to the world? These are the real issues and the real questions. Finally, we can avoid the hideous accounting of misery: so many millions killed by American bombs over the years either does or does not equal this or that past calamity of Nazism or the Inquisition, as if we are housewives at the market haggling over eggs with the vendor, instead of talking about the end of worlds, and the especial evil contained within these worlds. Previously, Nietzsche saw Nihilism as insinuating itself into his whole world of the end of the century, overburdened as it was with pious Protestant frauds, dehumanized masses, and openly decadent artists.
These are the real issues and the real questions. Finally, we can avoid the hideous accounting of misery: so many millions killed by American bombs over the years either does or does not equal this or that past calamity of Nazism or the Inquisition, as if we are housewives at the market haggling over eggs with the vendor, instead of talking about the end of worlds, and the especial evil contained within these worlds. Previously, Nietzsche saw Nihilism as insinuating itself into his whole world of the end of the century, overburdened as it was with pious Protestant frauds, dehumanized masses, and openly decadent artists.
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