“The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

A world religion has been newly discovered. Gilles Quispel (1951: 1) on the Nag Hammadi findings Shortly after the Second World War, which led to the death of forty-two million people according to conservative estimates and fifty-five million according to others, a large clay container filled with numerous papyrus codices in the Coptic language, almost… Continue lendo “The true heresy: gnosticism, the world religion of worldlessness” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

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A transparência destrói a confiança: um paradoxo – Byung-Chul HAN

Frente ao progresso irrefreável das técnicas de supervisão, o futurista David Brin assevera a fuga para frente, exigindo a supervisão de todos por todos; portanto, uma democratização da supervisão. A partir daí ele tem esperança de criar uma transparent society. Desse modo, postula um imperativo categórico: “Can we stand living exposed to scrutiny, our secrets… Continue lendo A transparência destrói a confiança: um paradoxo – Byung-Chul HAN

“A gnose como psicologia negativa” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

Os sábios idealistas do mundo não suportam a palavra nascimento. Oettinger apud Koslowski Na gnose, a metafísica se transforma em psicopatologia e pneumatologia. Ela reverencia a chegada do pneuma no mundo como uma catástrofe de alienação; toda vida na direção cegueira da ida é, num sentido fundamental, "ofensivo" – ou seja, seu efeito separa do… Continue lendo “A gnose como psicologia negativa” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

La m̼sica en la Alemania nazi РEl maestro y el chelista de Auschwitz | DW Documental

¿Por qué la música clásica era tan importante para Hitler y Goebbels? Las historias de la violonchelista judía Anita Lasker-Wallfisch y del director de orquesta Wilhelm Furtwängler, permiten conocer la escena musical de Alemania entre 1933 y 1945. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaaT6dfaZtc Los protagonistas de este documental son dos personajes, que representaron la cultura musical bajo el nazismo… Continue lendo La música en la Alemania nazi – El maestro y el chelista de Auschwitz | DW Documental

Holocausto: como não repetir os erros do passado | DW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfVGjvQbeX4 Cultura da memória: como aprender com a história para não repetir os erros do passado? O Camarote.21 desta semana fala sobre como os alemães lidam com a culpa do nazismo; como netos e bisnetos de sobreviventes do Holocausto se engajam para que o passado não seja esquecido; e como um projeto na África do… Continue lendo Holocausto: como não repetir os erros do passado | DW

“History is dis-evangelic, history is bad news” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

The effect of being ruined by an unprovable and inviolable inheritance is extraordinarily ironic. We must remember that European historicism first began as an optimistic enterprise of appropriating humanity’s entire past as our prehistory. The heroic optimism of total historical appropriation is primarily linked to the works of Hegel and Marx: Hegel attempted to reclaim… Continue lendo “History is dis-evangelic, history is bad news” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

Europe’s shifting immigration policy | DW Documentary

Europe was built on the principle of freedom of movement. But security politics, xenophobia, unemployment, the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine are continuously re-defining migration movements, along with the rules that govern them. The humanitarian catastrophe caused by the war in Ukraine has resulted in the development of many different reception strategies… Continue lendo Europe’s shifting immigration policy | DW Documentary

What should Ukraine expect from its allies? | DW Interview

In an interview with DW, the Estonian Foreign Minister, Urmas Reinsalu, said the Western community has not done enough yet to help Ukraine, adding that "the price is paid by the blood of Ukrainians." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xr7Ogv5ZMQ Reinsalu also said that President Putin operates project "fear", targeting not only Ukraine but the Western capitals, saying that "Europeans… Continue lendo What should Ukraine expect from its allies? | DW Interview

The Warsaw Ghetto | DW Documentary

A Polish businessman risked his life to film everyday life in the Warsaw Ghetto. These harrowing 8 mm movies were stored for decades in archives, and are shown publicly for the first time in this documentary. The original title of the film is "Warsaw: A City Divided", directed by Eric Bednarski. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8QmqHfy-EI The Warsaw Ghetto… Continue lendo The Warsaw Ghetto | DW Documentary

After Human? Making Sense between Art, Science, and Religion in the 21st Century | Lecture Series 2022-23

In the lecture series, we will explore on contemporary transformations of the human condition against the backdrop of ecomodernist, posthumanist, and neomaterialist network and entanglement theories which include not only humans but also non-human actors / actants such as animals, plants, and technology. A focus will be laid on the interrelations between art, science, and… Continue lendo After Human? Making Sense between Art, Science, and Religion in the 21st Century | Lecture Series 2022-23