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Some Notes on Giovanni’s "Ideology vs Worldview"
“Quieta non movere.”
(“Do not move settled things.”)
“Nationalism and socialism, the two great ideological movements for democracy in the 19th century, converge and unite in the 20th century. The more the technological collective develops, the more this tendency towards unification is encouraged. Ideologies become indistinguishable; there is no longer any point in separating them and limiting them to subtle differences from each other, since both have become equally useful fuel for apparatus and organisation.”
~ Friedrich Georg Jünger
What has been settled is all that remains, and now is all that may be moved. The elimination of the ancient regime has ended with the elimination of all traces and resemblances of its order, which in turn only increases the opportunities of attack. What was lost is now found. And so, following this, one must find that final refuge to be made into a ruin. In this is the vastness of the search which drives so many today.
In this search we lose not only the oldest values, but also those which contributed to the destruction. The nihilism we once feared now seems desirable, comfortable,a calm we can no longer afford. Here, ideology appears as one of the few comforts, a memory of that final period of history.
Full essay here:
Some notes on Gio’s ‘Ideology vs Worldview’ article by Wald – Futurism Forever
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