Hegemony expresses itself through symbols which stand
for its power.
In moments such as these the unbalanced symmetry of
the historical process is there to make struggle
itself amplify the antagonism of forces involved in
the conflict. Each forse is representing its causes
through crystallized sylbols.
One must recognize the existence of these symbolisms
to criticize them and denounce them, to expose and
made visible what realities are eclipsed by
symbolisms, one must not reinforce their hidden
dangers or consolidate their authority by accepting
their rhetoric. Elsewhere in this list I have
expressed my opposition to symbols. What symbols
represent, is a conservative perspective, unlike
For the attackers, the twin towers stood as a symbolic
tower of rich Babelians and wished to destroy its
sense. There was no restrain of though, no moral
refrain from the fact that the towers contained
people, not symbols.
Marxism entered a crisis because humanity did not and
has not reached yet (or else is no longer capable of)
the ethical level needed to translate into a feasible
social and economical praxis Marx's ideology.
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