"tell me what you see vanishing and I will tell you who you are"
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
"Great men, like great epochs, are explosive material in
whom tremendous energy has been accumulated; their prerequisite has always
been, historically and physiologically, that a protracted assembling,
accumulating, economizing and preserving has preceded them – that there has
been no explosion for a long time."--Nietzche, Twilight of Idols
a hopeful interpretation of retromania? archival and recombinant and consolidatory activity as just a storing-up of energy, the build-up to a future explosion