History, Evolution, and The Darwin Debate

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Macro effect and historical frameworks

October 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment


The debate over evolution is not easy to solve. But the perception of evolutionary sequencing in world history can provide a new background framework for the left. I think that as Darwinism collapses, historical materialism will go with it. It is important to see that all the core ideas can simply be rewritten in a new context. The eonic effect is a good foundation for a lightweight post-marxism, with an insight into the way that economies float on deeper history, and are open to change, including the ‘endstate’ of capitalism…

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  • 1 Darwiniana » The legacy of 1848 // Oct 27, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    […] http://darwiniana.com/2012/10/26/macro-effect-and-historical-frameworks/: the place of communism in world history is clear from its birth in the context of the eonic effect, powerfully ca. 1848. But it is important to see that noone has quite set out its meaning, or its historical course. The question is simple, at this point, without a marxist monopoly on the idea: the choice, not the historical law, of free men to save their freedom in the face of rogue capitalism leads naturally to the recomputation of ‘bourgeois revolution’ as ‘revolution against economic servitude’ in the reign of capital. The abolition of private property at the industrial level is thus a crucial step toward a real democratic foundation of the ‘commons’…. […]

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