God driven out and repressed
 
Of this space of strict 'humanity' God had to be driven out. Symmetrical inversion of the account of Genesis? Too much in the way, therefore, the Judeo-Christian Father, face to a claim of a purely parthenogenetic origin. Too much in the way, the Father of Being, of Good and of Truth since our own productions, our own values, our own clearnesses are largely enough. Too much in the way, outrageousely too much, the Father with his Son and the Holy Spirit!

However you get never finished driving out God. He resists beyond your logic and your coherence which are very shallow. Very deeply, hidden and driven back, a great dramaturgy is playing. A mysterious negative reversed theology! The struggle of Jacob never finishes. Man will never leave without harm. And the fight resumes again and again… The combat continues.


Which God is thus driven out and repressed? Not an abstracted 'divinity', fruit of the reason which the reason can put between brackets or exclude. But 'I am' met concretely and existentially through a historical experience. The modern man protests in vain. He cannot do as if this encounter had not taken place. If the personal experience is refused to him, at least he takes part of it through a historical community. He 'knows'… in the biblical meaning! He 'knows' because the whole of his culture cannot ignore. One does not fight a whole night - as Jacob - with the Other one without marks. From the Judeo-Christian experience western atheism takes a dimension and a significance radically different from what can be observed in other spaces.

Can God be driven out of human depths? Against the vertical rooting, creative of humanity, radical antagonism to schizoid enclosure, eagerness was done extreme. There, out of the extreme depths of human interiority, God was to be driven out with much more violence than of all the external domains. But from there, precisely, God does not let himself be driven out. It is ontologically impossible. You will never be able to expel him. Just as a tree cannot survive cut from its roots. Just as a river cannot refuse its source. It is impossible. You can only repress him.

And the business of repression started to function, through our history, with the logical relentless and the savage energy of the desperate ones. The glory of man was in question, and his power, and his glory.

To the
massive mechanics of repression and the heavy mechanisms of defence, one endeavoured to lend scientific solidity. A meta-history of the 'sciences' known as social, since their most remote origins, would undoubtedly reveal the occult purpose of their 'lucidity' and the extent of the therapeutic eagerness 'to save' man from himself, that is to save him from his divine filiation.

The major reason of the one-dimension of the social sciences, which can reveal only one face of the human mystery, is that, in fact, they are constituted as a negative theology. The right side
of a back side. The back side of a right side. The massive repression testifies negatively to the repressed. The same one shouts negatively the other one. A vacuum of God fills curiously with reversed substitutes of the divine. Where the schizoid totalizing experiences the ultimate narrowing of finiteness, and where it meets the absolute neuter alongside the absolute nothing, is located a decisive point. A point of rupture. But a point of intersection too, and of symmetrical inversion.



Where Alliance calls for imitation - “
be perfect as your Father in Heaven is perfect” - the anti-alliance contracts itself on a nothing inflated of pride. Cut off the divine Breath and far away from his image, man can just ape God. This unauthentic condition, consequently, swells by mimesis. A conflicting mimesis, because the impossible balance of the schizoid man with God of Alliance can only nourish the resentment. One does not refuse alliance without nourishing repression and violence. And when the look of man on God is perverted, the look of man on man has to be perverted too. Mimetic violence plays in escalation. It conspires. Man is so deeply a child of Alliance that he does not break it without tying pacts based on mimetic vanity.



Modern lucidity would like to live 'only with what one knows'. But do you never know another thing that the one you want to know? In fact our modernity knows more than it does know. It knows on bottom of driven back knowledge. You cannot make as if the biblical and cultural encounter had not taken place. This impassioned embrace with the Other one during so long a love story…


 
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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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