silicongarden: “Desire determined by the Future appears, in the Present, as a reality (that is, as…

silicongarden:

“Desire determined by the Future appears, in the Present, as a reality (that is, as satisfied Desire) only on the condition that it has negated a real–that is, a Past. […] the historical movement arises from the Future and passes through the Past in order to realize itself in the Present or as temporal Present.”

— Alexandre Kojève, Introduction to the Reading of Hegel: Lectures on the Phenomenology of Spirit