Nietzsche's desire to "make things beautiful," to move toward a future in which there will be no looking away, requires an aesthetics that attends to the futural
state of things (Dinge), and its most effective (and affective) mode would be lyrical, a mode best suited to temporal ruptures and raptures.
While Mother Watts is aware of death, while she meditates on it, and while the viewer is asked to consider how time, in the lives of Ludie and Mother Watts, is quickly passing, that simple warning--of death's futural
presence--is all we have, at this point in the film.
Others use abduction to identify areas within writing studies such as futural
writing, the calling of place, and risk that require more sustained attention.
materialism is not a theory or position which seeks to compete with or deny historical materialism, nor is it a position which seeks to draw attention to the importance of planning or care for the future, as one might initially think.
So it is not surprising that "futural
" thinking attracts his attention, as for instance the characterization of Holderlin as "the poet of the other beginning of our futural
Again, he seems to be equating a futuristic view of the apocalypse with "outmoded ideas" of an afterlife: "Milton's formal experiments with the sonnet and Marvell's generic alterations of the encomium each seek to unseat the futural
orientation of poetic forms designed to curry favor, even in cravenly mercenary [emphasis mine] or in sincere fashion.
In so doing, Fry moves beyond an acceptance of the urban, and asks 'why cities, and are there now other appropriate, collective and futural
ways of dwelling in the world?
In the quest to uncover and appropriate new forms of understanding within the curriculum's dialogue, there is a "poetic self' in the process of developing, evolving, and becoming something other to itself, and this for Pinar is the immanent and futural
"not-self," which indicates that in this understanding of curriculum as complicated conversation, potential or possibility stands higher than actuality.
Though Darl cannot occupy the temporality of fully engaged being-ahead-of-himself that Jewel can through violence, action, and the management of his horse, his being-towards-death, which is eroticized in his sister, is a futural
mode that bypasses the intentional object and puts it under erasure.
This is not, however, to unconditionally posit a drab decelerationist program against the excitement of a futural
technophilia, but to reconfigure the terms on which the debate takes place and to serve as a reminder that there are counter-histories to a narrative of relentlessness that at times sees technology as detached from energy and the consumption of energy (usually of finite resources), as if technology is somehow autonomous and self-moving.
Understood in terms of this failure, the figure of "Holderlin" will become Heidegger's name for a futural
vision of German rebirth and transformation, one that views Germany as the only nation endowed with the power to rescue the West from the mechanized assault of technological modernity.
Nonetheless, presenting apocalypse as a futural
event in a phenomenological experience carries the possibility of traumatizing the they-self Dasein into authenticity.