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Sublation [Aufhebung], as I understand it, is Hegel's term for the process by which a state is "raised up," or cancelled out into a new, higher state of being. So in Hegel's system, history unfolds as an optimistic, progressive movement toward the revelation of absolute spirit in the world. It's a kind of optimism that been co-opted (knowingly or not) by all sorts of groups in contemporary culture - from those of us who think science is progressively discovering more and more about the world and will ultimately explain everything to people who think that humanity is just getting better an
Since you're now reading Hegel I thought you might find this interesting... Hegel And The Buddha in Popular Culture and Art, Part 1 (Dion Peoples) ESTHESIS.ORG The following is the first of a two-part series. The second installment can be found here. In the world today all culture, all literature and art belong to definite classes and are geared to defin…