The question i consider most often is: How did i know what Adorno was talking about before i knew that he existed?
“…has already happened and was missed…and so never occurrs.” —Nonphilosophy and Aphilosophy. 2015
Originally posted on communists in situ: Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Gerhard Richter “Philosophy, which once seemed passe,” Theodor W. Adorno’s Negative Dialectic begins, “remains alive because the moment of its realization was missed” (“Philosophie, die einmal überholt schien, erhält sich am Leben, weil der Augenblick ihrer Verwirklichung versäumt ward“). (1) This perspective…