Passover dialectics

The double
opening of otherness was really possible only in and starting from the Judeo-Christian space where, absolutely single emergence, the 'other' has a logical and ontological priority on the 'same'. If dialectical reality has its source in the Bible, dialectical formalization
will only be done in the Western space born itself from the dialectical confrontation between the Greek component and the Judeo-Christian exponent.

Through the whole of the human experience, it is in the Bible and the Bible only that this 'out of' and this 'ahead' find their full relevance. Can a people venture far with their God without not being marked by him in the deepest of its being and of its culture?

The fourth dialectical moment is that of the infinite Exodus. The Exodus is the original experience in the Bible and the central light in its writings. Starting from Exodus, every preceding and following event takes sense. For the pagan ones, every thing is always at the beginning. After that it goes with emanations and degradations, and, on the best assumption, a possible return towards the origin. In the Bible, whose language, already, does not distinguish really between present and future, alpha is for omega and 'eschaton' is principle.


 


The human condition is not buckled up in the continuity with what is given naturally. The human condition is very deeply a 'passover' condition. Man becomes truly man only '
through'… Rupture. Exodus. Passing over. Man reaches plenitude while crossing painful spaces of difference and negativity.

Astonishing 'dialectics' already! Before even the term in its modern meaning could be integrated in the Western mental space, already its reality is there, vigorous, still free of any ideological prison. Not yet made up in way of thinking and explanation, but already constituent of an extraordinary dynamics of the being.

The non castrated dialectics is for transcendence. It passes over a world resisting to what is '
elsewhere'. It clashes with things which refuse to open to 'other' dimensions. It is a foolish and impetuous adventure 'out of'. Infinite Passover of man. Infinite Passover of the being. Who, today, can still understand it in the plenitude of its ontological dimensions, whereas for more than two centuries we have brought it back to the reason of our logics of finiteness, of our hermeneutics which turn round and of our schizoid fences? It was the key of the open infinite. We made it an easy verbal pass key for locks of shoddy goods.

Its originating major force is not first in the logical instrumentality of an explanatory process but in an irreducible historically tested and lived reality, founder of new humanity, the biblical Passover. The Bible is summarized in the
Exodus, this infinite movement 'out of'. Every thing else is in dependence of the Exodus. Even 'Creation'. If the concept of 'creation' is fundamental in biblical theology, that of 'history' is it not less. Both meet in a deep logical and ontological ratio. 'Creation', the first moment of history, opening the historical process on an indefinite succession of creative moments.

Exodus of all things
out of nothing. Irruption of the original Alpha which tends towards Omega, in the opening of a 'topos' of the future which is 'u-topos'. So that the true genesis is less at the beginning than at the end. A tension towards new creation. The 'eschaton' of a new earth and a new sky. The rise of the new Jerusalem, whose luminary will be neither sun nor moon but only the Son of man. And perhaps haven't we finished yet exploring the depths of the world in its infinite creative possibilities. A very deep bond between cosmos and logos. When 'matter' is more than 'matter' with its possibilities of infinite developments, that is to say of infinite exoduses of forms.

The ultimate
dialectical moment meant by 'trans' engages the human reality in an infinite Exodus. This Exodus is not for itself. Its dynamics is not buckled on itself. The human being is open on its 'other
' dimension. This otherness remains impossible to circumvent.

Before being a law of the spirit, 'dialectics' is initially, very deeply, a law of Alliance. It draws its relevance from the experience of the Passover mystery. Rupture. Exodus. Crossing towards the Promised land. Crucifixion. Death which bursts in Resurrection. The paradoxical truth that essence occurs in 'going through' and 'going beyond', not in 'in-sisting' on fullness but in 'ex-sisting' through gaping. That the truth of man is in 'going beyond' of man. That the truth of the human condition is in its rupture and its opening.

Is dialectics basically possible elsewhere than in the mode of grace? When negativity, any negativity, experiments that it is not absolute but that, through a mysterious gestation, it works with the bringing forth of an 'other' reality.


 


'Trans' says the opening of the human reality. It says at the same time that man does not have the last word on itself. Man is open beyond of himself. In this infinite opening freedom finds its infinity.


 

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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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