Heidegger of ‘Apocalypse,’ the Unveiling or Occurrence of Beyng & Dasein; within the Book of Revelation
As scholars of the New Testament know the Book of Revelation was actually called the “Apocalypse of John” where ‘Apocalypse’ means ‘unveiling.’ Curious, where else do we hear consistently about the unveiling except for in late middle (1936-46) Heidegger? Indeed Heidgger in his mage word convocating realizes that, for Dasein, an Event would happen in which the truth of Dasein would be unconcealed. The place where this would transpire is the field of battle of War between Man and Gods. I have said elsewhere that here is a definite Death-Drive of Dasein. Where Dasein continually approaches the War, Unraveling or ’Turning’ in each new cycle of humanity (a saeculum or long human life span as a cycle broken up into 20 year phases of each new generations) as in the book ‘The Fourth Turning’ by Strauss and Howe. Heidegger named it before them as the ‘Event’ where the unconcealment for Dasein is the truth that is revealed when man relinquishes the Gods and the last God passes him by in the very moment of his victory.
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