Going through


Cut the brain in as small portions as you want, you will never find the organ of thought! Probably you will find only the material 'support' of the spirit, something like its 'crutch'. The spirit itself is
elsewhere. It is everywhere and nowhere at the same time. It emerges in the 'gaping' of simply biological realities. It is 'between'. It is 'through'. Through the brain. Through the body. Through the whole body.



Through the body, but not out of the body! What could, indeed, be the spirit without a body? Thinking does not go without tiredness nor without body expressions. Thought can make the body sick as the sick body can disturb the thought. The spir
it is physically experienced. The spiritual activity is lived and felt through the physical reality. The spirit is experienced as an incarnated spirit. The body, the whole body, is thus the instrument of the spirit. An incredibly expressive general-purpose instrument! The body vibrates in communion with the spirit. It is through the body that the spirit sings, smiles, speaks, works.

The spirit crosses the body vertically. Moved by it, the body, mediator between horizontality and verticality, tries out its 'opening' on an 'other' order. By it the body lives out its transcendence. Isn't man a strange spiritual animal? And how marvellous…

Can I be myself without a body? Can I be identified without my body? What would I be without my body? We do not have any experience of an 'I' without a body. In extreme cases I may conceive myself with an only virtual body, but this virtual body refers to my real body! My spirit is concretely where I say 'I'. The personal reality that I am is identical with the vertical repercussion of the spirit through MY 'own' body.

To separate the body and the soul concerns pagan problems. For the Judeo-Christian approach, in the Bible, man is basically and fundamentally 'one'. Man is never considered without a body, even in an other world. The problem is never one of immortality but of resurrection, and even of resurrection of the flesh, meaning new creation of the whole human reality, body and spirit.



How can you explain the mental human activity reduced to his simple material immanence? See the famous statue of Condillac. Tabula rasa in qua nihil scriptum. All you have to do is to equip this purely material statue with openings. This are the sensory organs, as well external as internal ones. Nothing enters the statue except through this openings. All what is written on the clean slate thus comes only from experience, and only from sensory experience, the only and single source of our representations.
Nihil is in intellectu quod not prius fuerit in sensu. There is nothing in the spirit that was not first in sensory organs.

You have still to explain how the statue can get 'ideas', can think and build its spiritual universe. Here remains only the materialist possibility with its recourse to the mechanism with its own presupposition.

First, that every complex reality can be totally explained starting from simple elements, here elementary sensualistic impressions. Then, that these elements combine by simple contiguity and by simple 'association'. The whole human spiritual life is thus reduced to a simple business of combinations. A miracle of the naked statue!



The spirit is not 'in', it is not either 'around'. It is 'through'. The countless efforts, tirelessly reiterated, to find for the spirit a 'seat', a 'centre', an 'organ' or a convolution of organ, all failed. Could it be different? The spirit is not an object you can dispose of. The spirit is a dynamics which crosses the human reality right through. Why seek the spirit where it cannot be and where it would be, on the side of matter, in contradiction with itself? If one found its 'place' inside the biological reality, it would surely not be the spirit.

The spirit crosses not only the bodies. The field which it crosses is broad like the spirit itself. Crossing of the particularities towards the universality. Crossing of confusion towards clearness. Crossing of subjectivity towards objectivity. Crossing of dispersion towards unity. Crossing of inconsistency towards coherence. Crossing of the complication towards simplicity. Crossing of absurdity towards sense. Crossing of indifference towards the difference…
 

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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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