cannot be settled cheaply. This conviction, which had a brief resurgence in the Spartacist group has always been objectionable to Social Democrats. There is no document of civilization which is not at the same time a document of barbarism. The puppet called historical materialism is to win all the time. Anyone who keeps this in mind will perhaps get an idea of how past times were experienced in remembrance-namely, in just the same way. On dit, quirrités contre lheure, de nouveaux Josués au pied de chaque tour, Tiraient sur les cadrans pour arrter le jour. Our consideration proceeds from the insight that the politicians stubborn faith in progress, their confidence in their mass basis, and, finally, their servile integration in an uncontrollable apparatus have been three aspects of the same thing.
We are told that new Joshuasat the foot of every tower, as though irritated with time itself, fired at the dials in order to stop the day. This storm is what we call progress. For without exception the cultural treasures he surveys have an origin which he cannot contemplate without horror. The kind of happiness that could arouse envy in us exists only in the air we have breathed, among people we could have talked to, women who could have given themselves. A system of mirrors created the illusion that this table was transparent from all sides.
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