A Heretic’s Log: A series of philosophical essays written between September 20, 2002 and July 15, 2004.
It may not be so important to know the exact date on which the American Western Imperium, with all its pretensions at universality , had its real beginning. After all, the beginning is no longer with us, and the way the Cold War ended, i.e. with the utter ideological defeat of the other side, if anything, denotes the improbability of its abortion. The genie is out of the lamp and no Aladdin is in sight. Dealing with the consequences at this stage is, therefore, much more urgent than dealing with the causes. Or so it appears, at least for those interested in “crisis management.” Continue reading “The Imperium between East and West”