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The time period Lebensgefohl [attitude to life], utilized in cultural or highbrow historical past, is very objecc tionable. it sort of feels to me that your uncritical reputation of the 1st visual appeal of know-how is hooked up together with your over-valuation of the archaic as such. I famous down this formula : fantasy isn't the classless . longing of a real society, however the target personality of the alienated commodity itself. P. 163: Your perception of the heritage of portray within the nineteenth century as a flight from images (to which there's a precise correspondence within the flight of tune from 'banality') is bold yet undialectical, for the percentage of the forces of construction now not incor porated in commodity fonn in our shop of work can't be grasped concretely during this manner yet basically within the detrimental of its hint (Manet is likely one of the resource of this dialectic). This appears relating to the mythologizing or archaizing tendency ofyour draft. Belonging to the earlier, the inventory of work turns into, with the intention to converse, mounted starry photos within the philosophy ·of historical past, tired in their quota of effective strength. The subjective facet of the dialectic vanishes less than an undialectically legendary look, the look of Medusa. The Golden Age on p. 164 may be the genuine transition to Hell. - i will not see the connection of the area gala's to the staff ; it seems like conjecture and without doubt can be asserted in simple terms with severe warning. in fact, an exceptional definition and concept of phantasmagoria belong on eight pointed out easily as 'Georg' within the unique. ' 117 and that i . 165f. the following web page was once a mene tekef [warning] t o me. Felizitas on quotat Saturn emember the overpowering influence which the . mspectlOn sober as soon as made on us j the citation has now not survived a extra however the of it. The Saturn ring aren't develop into a cast iron balcony, to not chuffed am I balcony may still turn into the true Saturn ring. the following � � give you any summary objections yet to confront you along with your personal good fortune: the incomparable moon bankruptcy on your Kindheit whose philo sophical content material belongs right here. ' At this aspect I remembered what you as soon as stated approximately your Arcades learn: that it can be wrested away merely from the world of insanity. That it has got rid of itself from this realm instead of subjugating it really is proved through the translation of �he Saturn citation which bounced off it. this can be the centre of my genuine obJectIOns . . . this can be the place i need to converse so brutally as a result huge, immense severe ness of the problem. As was once most likely your goal, the fetish belief of the commodity needs to be documented with the fitting passages from the guy who came across it. the idea that of the natural, which additionally seems to be on p. 166 and issues to a static anthropology, and so on, will not be tenable both, or in basic terms within the experience that it basically existed as such sooner than the fetish and therefore is itself commodity motif old, just like the suggestion of ' landscape'. The dialectical , looks circulate staff The 166. p. on ofOdradek most likely belongs a few with as certain, be To back.