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Moral destiny

Fichte spelt out a specific, all‐transforming, intervention into history, advocating a socialist utopia that emphasised a shared language, culture and moral destiny.

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Coleridge - On the Constitution of the State and Church. Coleridge - On the Constitution of the State and Church.
Through a combination of leadership and educing (Fichte’s terminology was translated as summoning, but had similar connotations), the ‘latent man’ would emerge from his former bestial and sub-human state.
John Dunn

Quote every hour: I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them. Ezra Pound

Coleridge, Vico and Gentile Coleridge, Vico and Gentile
There are echoes of Fichte and Coleridge in the shift from a Spinozist left radicalism to the political right. For Gentile, as for the others who had followed a similar path of political conversion, this shift was prompted by an urge to defend the ‘I’. But Gentile believed that he had introduced something new into the struggle, something which overcame the failings of all previous idealisms.
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