Human matrix

To be born
human is it enough being generated in the womb of a woman? Nature generates each living being according to its species in a specific matrix. But is the 'natural' matrix of mankind enough to generate authentically this 'child of elsewhere' which is called man? The 'biological' matrix is certainly an indispensable condition. Is it a sufficient one? For example, what becomes of a human kid left alone in nature? What is left properly 'human' in a kid brought up by wolves? He is neither man nor completely wolf. A monster rather!

When leaving his natural matrix, man does nothing but babble his humanity. The biological matrix generates yet only the precondition. To give rise to authentic humanity, another matrix is essential. How can we characterize this 'different' matrix? But didn't we already indicate it when speaking about human space? It is a vital space you can just as easily call 'cultural space' in which the human animal continues its onto-genesis on the side of the '
other' one. Authentic maternity and authentic paternity are thus less procreative than educational, in the strongest meaning of the word and the nearest to etymology. Ex-ducere. To lead out of… Very far 'out of' and never stopping going out.



The relevant difference of humanity, its specific difference from the remainder of living creatures, the
difference which identifies man, this is the logos, the verb metaphor which carries infinitely beyond. By it the human reality is exposed 'out of' and involved in an never finishing adventure. What would be the world if it remained prisoner of silence? To speak is initially to break the eternal silence of the world. The emergence of man means this rupture. With the speaking of man every thing starts speaking. The whole surrounding world becomes 'speaking'.

The speech… Is there one possibility which does not imply it? Without it, what would remain from thought, from imagination, from perception, from feeling? Without the speech… You can try to imagine ultimately an eternal and absolute silence. But it is still, it is always, a speaking silence! And what about if it were kept absolutely and eternally silent? Thus remains absolutely nothing… nothing… nothing… This conditional is heavy of absurdity. But without the speech absurdity itself would not make sense. Nothing would make sense. Nothing would exist. What would be the being immersed in an impenetrable silence? Nothing would be, even not 'nothing' since 'nothing' itself still needs to be said. Already is the speech. Always, already, is the speech. You cannot circumvent its not-being. Speech is there when being arises. Originally is the Word.

Man is a speaking being. He is saying and says himself through this saying. The human condition is a creation of the verb. At the same time the verb is human creation. The circle is vicious only in monologue. On the other hand it gets infinitely fertile in the dialogue. Here the criterion is still between 'closed' and 'open'. The human being is child of
difference. It does not cease generating differences, thanks primarily to the speech. Humanity does not existe without this speech by which man signifies himself by signifying his culture. This differential speech, this cultural speech decides man because man decides to utter the verb which gives sense and meaning to his world and by the way giving sense and meaning to himself.




 

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01 Human Paradox
A paradoxal animal
Human paradox
In rupture
An animal in crisis
An animal 'less' (something)
Premature and naked
Child of the difference
Child of elsewhere
 
02 Verticality
Middle and extremes
Tropism to upwards
Divine instinct
The vertical living
Vertical interiority
The personal mystery
In strict immanence
 
03 Gaping Depths
Gaping deepness
Child of gaping
Gaping on an other order
Gaping of meaning
Gaping on the questioning
Gaping of matter
Gaping of existence
In vertical gaping
Negative anthropology
 
 
04 Sacral Difference
Sacral dimension
The sacral difference
Sacral crisis
The archaeological sacred
Sacral verticality
Hiero-tropic space-time
 
05 Human Environment
Human space
Closed and open
Curvature of space
Negative space
Space of the sense
Including and included
Between Alpha and Omega
 
 
06 The Matrix of Humanity
Child of a culture
Human matrix
Culture and cultures
Master speech
Refusing the enclosures
 
07 The Spirit
The spiritual reality
How define it?
Going through
DIS-tinction
The spirit says no
Dialectics
 
08 Spiritual Breath
Breathing
Spiritual energy
Making sense
To signify
Sense is through gaping
Speech and language
Symbol
Faith
 
 
09 The Sense of Sense
The Sense
The space of the sense
The house of the sense
Including and included sense
Confinement
Master and possessor of sense
 
10 The Reason
Science
Constituted and constituent
Scientific dialectics
Bubble
Between
Structure and sense
 
11 The Meaning
Demiurge of the significances
Through
To run here and there
Mechanism
Trough articulation
Articulable matter
 
 
12 Systems Analysis
Systemics
The system
Systemic operation
Energy
Tanks
 
13 Oïkology
Impossible closing
Systemic totality
The house of the spirit
Ecology
We sinned
 
 
14 Exodus
Spiritual adventure
Out of safety measures
Out of the cave
Logos in exodus
 
15 Through Difference
Difference
Starting from difference
Crossing the duality
A logic of crossing
Chance
 
16 Dialectics
Going through 'no'
Fundamental dynamics
Dia-logos
The fourth dimension
Passover dialectics
 
17 Alliance
Broken Alliance
Rupture of the bond
The prodigal son
Atheism
State of grace
 
 
18 History
Emergence of History
Impossible totalizing
Trans-historic verticality
The sense in exodus
Between Alpha and Omega
 
19 Fertile Confrontation
Singular adventure
Dialectical gestation
Antithesis
Two revolutions
Exponents
A long gestation
Explosiveness
 
20 Progress
What is progress?
Source of The progress
Exponential acceleration
The tool of progrès
Why it isn't working
Wedged exponential growth
Progressive illusion
 
21 Schizoid
Tautological speech
Idealism
Master and possessor
Flirt with nothingness
God driven out
Without the Father
Without recourse
Psychosis
 
 
22 The Other One
Arising
The other one
Exposed
To tell the other one
 
 
23 Adventurers
Components and exponents
Adventurers of eschatology
Today
 
24 Through Scandal
Gaping mystery of evil
Trough distance
Congenital evil
Entropy in the human hearth
 
25 Agape
Gaping of Eros
Captive desire
Eros and Agape
Going down
Defeated entropy
 
 
26 God in You
Tropism for Agape
Bottomless bottom
Cleaning the sources
Let you fall
You fall into God
 
 
 
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