Rene de Bakker wrote:
> We've had the same thing with Angst. In Angst there is also nothing
> to be changed, because the only one who could change sthing, has
> disappeared into the nothing. But we certainly have to change our
> everyday selves towards Entschlossenheit, in order to FACE ANGST,
> and be persistent with it.
That kind of "resoluteness" is not the kind that criticizes certain factical
actions (such as those of George Bush or Wal-Mart) but not others (such as
those of the UN), which is what you have been attempting.
> But you bring H's sayings on fundamental mood -Angst, guilt- into
> everydayness, by excusing and in order to excuse actual events.
> That is not the meaning of philosophy.
It has nothing to do with "excusing" anything (Note that I am also
"excusing" government and UN activities from such ontological "criticism").
It is precisely the conflation of ontological Guilt (Dasein as
Being-the-basis of a nullity) with ontic guilt regarding particular actions
but not others, which brings Angst and Guilt into everydayness.
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