Including and included

The epistemological and pragmatic space is defined by a frame of reference, a horizon, axes and a center. A
frame of reference which determines the fundamental dimensions. A horizon which traces the limits of theoretical and practical possibilities and impossibilities. Axes marking the main outlines of force according to which this possibility is articulated. A center, node of convergence of the fundamental axes.

Unless being only a house of deaths, a tomb or a prison, a house of living creatures can only be an open one. A house with entries and exits. A house open to the breath of the Spirit. Far beyond what we take too quickly as an 'impassable horizon'.



Tell me what you include... I mean the ultimate space out of which there is for you nothing than emptiness and indifference. Thus the total space of the 'house' which you live in and who gives you all you need (materially, socially, psychologically, intellectually, spiritually) to live and survive. Your absolute 'oïkos'.

Behind included spaces, there are including ones, and finally an ultimate including space. And this one is the space of the sense of sense. Where is it ultimately?

Finite or infinite totality
Fundamentally 'there is'
or 'I am'
Closed
or
open space
Cyclic
or vectorial temporality
Immanence
or Transcendence
Same order
or different orders
Man
or
God



Something like an anthropocentric rupture begins to be felt in our occident as from the year 1100. When our ultimate including space is being no longer solely God but man himself.



The key of human intelligibility is not in the
included contents but in the including big whole. The inside becomes fully understandable only starting from the outside. It is from outside and from outside only that the 'whole' lights actually. The whole is more essential than its parts. It's the forest that explains the trees and not the reverse.

But how can you measure a space inside this space itself? We are taken on board. The Einsteinian theory of relativity can be used as paradigm. The 'length' of our meters and the 'duration' of our terrestrial clocks are necessarily 'deformed' by their space-time localization. We can only measure with our deformations. That requires a mental exit. You have to leave.



Impassable horizon? Today's human possibility feels trapped into its horizon. At the same time it hopelessly tries to cross the limits. When totality spreads only in pure immanence there is no more space elsewhere. 'Trans' itself can only function in immanent enclosure. Simply as a limited verb 'transcending' without transcendence.

For the spirit which thus lost its natural opening to go beyond itself there can remain only one possibility of exit. And this one can only be 'negative', meaning something like an act of rupture. But it is impossible to leave the cave differently. One needs such a daring and violent risk.



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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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