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Before abstraction everything is one, but one like chaos; after abstraction everything is united again, but this union is a free binding of autonomous, self-determined beings. Out of a mob a society has developed, chaos has been transformed into a manifold world.


Fragment No. 95 - Blüthenstaub (1798)

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Before abstraction everything is one, but one like chaos; after abstraction everything is united again, but this union is a free binding of...

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Before abstraction everything is one, but one like chaos; after abstraction everything is united again, but this union is a free binding of...

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Before abstraction everything is one, but one like chaos; after abstraction everything is united again, but this union is a free binding of...