Heidegger’s Unconscious Accelerationism – Virgilio A. Rivas
“Heidegger foresees Dasein as transforming itself into a post-cogitational Man. Cognizant of the irreversible consequences of the exercise of self-willing that privileges human autonomy, Heidegger proposed the concept of Dasein to give way to a new mode of appropriation. As post-cogitational it must be presumed that Dasein is already divested of the ‘metaphysic’ of animal rationale that has recently evolved into a highly abstract computational entity. It is in this sense that the power of appropriation of things or objects no longer rests in Man (cogitative) but in Dasein, at the same time that the mode of ‘appropriation shifts from signifying to asignifying, cogitational to post-cogitational, a changed condition of existence sufficient for, yet still untried, poetic kind of appropriation.
In present-day form of nihilism this poetic kind of appropriation is rather invested with the character of resolute transmutation with regard to objects and things yet oblivious of its historical…
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