Notebook XIV

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[3] England, die Völk_____lt
Zwei … […]

The Law of sudden changes When is change show : physiological sudden : mental.


[4] Kenneth on Jews:
The Church has no {busmeis gar}
“Church to take public ____ even about so scandalous a thing as Jewish persecution.“
Berlin ________: Dr {Dannenbaum} _____ a defence of Jews.
Director of the {Union} repudiated {T} and apologized.

[5] Eric {Fenn}'s memo:
As to the Jewish question. E.F. leaves an important point in the dark: the attitude (or rather: attitudes) within the Confes. Ch. on the […] structured the Church.


excellent description of Rosenberg.

Eric Fenn (a […] only too common) was not know ____'s writings.

Rosenberg's importance […]

[6] Class antagonism: but the _______
the socializing in the extreme right

Volkschule: {right}, I believe not to be called, secundary

Entirely new of that is _____, revolution!
no reports on this appeared in the gen. press — (age?)
Is that correct?

{Landgear} :
Reading on Rosenberg's book.

[7] Mannheim on fascism
No {solution/situation} is defined not of which of _____. It is not regarded as a solution for a ____ ”problem”;

Behaviorism + central _______ therefore: no change in the human being, no „Umbaus“ attempted the chaos ____ underneath. A bad mistake!

The opposite = true: Frei_____ to solve the problem with the help of a change in the individual − which however will not last.

Mannheim _____ the separation of {Politic} & Economics as artificial. This implies _____ criticism of any theory.
Capitalism and Democracy[1]
incompatible: on principle or on practical ground?

[8] The {physiological/psychological} {facts} which determines person to undertake a risky _____ are entirely different from the ______ experiences during his fall into the abyss.

The psychology change a crisis is not the psychology of the causes of the crisis.

The apocalyptic nature of the crisis.

„Umbau“ ______ a great piece of truth (not: _____); but

principis ______ “Marx's historical law”

Interdependance is _____ totality cf. partiel (very good)

[9] […] Eckhart […]

[10] … Selbstrationalisierung

Zur kritik Mannheims Seine „Thesen” über



[13] Max Weber „chance” is the sociological adequate for probability a an ultimate determinant in atomistic physics.

Mannheim investigates into probabilities? But what are the _______ “classical mechanics”? − This is the question. Method of answering it: each „chance“ to be regarded makes this aspect: what is the necessity of its becoming a chance for a definite happening?


Clearly the will to love, to wish, survival - is the general premise.

But life ____ may mean different things − especially „good life” [14] i.e. " […]

implies a) that politic ___ a constant constant in social _________
b) that the “interests of the masses drive {him/them} towards competition - his field
c) that {material} life (_______) necessary ________ situations which come this.

But then _______ the issue
a) if the _______ ______ the existence and ______ of _____ or _______ indifferent _________?
b) with activity of the _____ ________ to be a “well defined phenomenon in the future?

[15] What is meant by the mental character of historical happening {in our} that?

A question is the thorough mental interpretation of the big _____ ______ in our ___ a permanent new factor (which is changing the tempo & happening) or is it only a symptom of apocalyptic _____ i.e. brightly politicized ones? The latter more probable.
Proof: extreme apathy towards “politics” which is a {processus} of a fascist move. Of course it is public of a define ____ (party-politics towards which there is apathy). Yet it does prove that our highly _____ communities are able to develop resistances to the current mind if necessary.

[16] Mannheim's 3 essays ____ {drives} to this! Only in times of sudden change ____ it become apparent what ask the permanent (unhappy) and what one the „historische” (changing) factors or laws in the social make-up. But is a ____

Marx was ____ to accept the bulk of the permanent laws ___ (he put down __ ____ to „capitalist laws“.
{consequently} put down the ____ to permanent laws: ones Mannheim accepts the fact of permanent ones {only} of ____ attention again ___ the non-permanent laws.

[17]M. suggests that „liberal {axes} are cyclically recursing: (like _____, {material} ____ etc sayf of „capitalism”.) Normal society is „collective” ____ unfree.
Mannheim is „liberal” - That's all.

This is linked up with the idea that {terrib} enlargement is the basic reason for the new crisis (small circles life is personal in big ones, it is not: it ___ed be _____ of a new) (The possibility of personal life)

The most ______ thing about __ is the {investigation} into the relat., independence of Partial totality (alleged parallels to partial - thought - totalities)

(Part in German)

[18] Kontakt

[…] mag ________ ____ (__________) aber eine ____ ______ Leben gefarlich sein. Dies mag in einer Krise […]


[19] Ein Versuch d_ Re__ des ____________ens

„Glauben an du ____ Mission” […]


The {RawT}, Sept '35

[21] The RawT Sept '35

all three fail: a) Germany 1933
b) Japan 1931
c) League 1931-1935



1935 […] treaties

League ___ ____ ____ ______

[22] [23] […]

Japanese […]

Revolution […]

old theory […]



[24] ”Public management”

New Deal


[25] Regional ________ through

(Herman Pritchett, ____ of Chicago

A Social forces dec. 1935


[26] Problem: erosion, […]


[28] Yale Law Journal: LIV '34


Railway high […]

[29] To day's ____ documentation of management.

[30] Encyclopedia of the public utilities






Canada: Ontario […]











on „Religion” (Apr. 23, '37)

[35] _____ on „Religion” Apr. 23 '37

Religions that are not Xtian. Unless Xty accounts for NS. We clash with the Churches

They don't agree with us on what religion is. How are you ac____ economic & public problems to religious terms? { Organic = or growth process
{ Evolution ___ with man.

Human life is communal in the life of community.

Religion is the thing which makes for community.

War, {cannibalism} directly ______ with religion - both peculiar to man.

_____ ________ are a reference to society

Community as the mutuality of persons, Human life has the capacity of self-negation. The rec____ of the fact is a ____ a characteristic of religion.

[36] Human beings have the capacity of not being themselves. ____; sin ”purification, evil”, Human nature _____ its own negation.

____ of human behavior.

The religious doctrine of sin is the outcome of the fact that human behavior is not the expression of human nature.

Both these statements are true human community ______ed.

The dialectic nature of the human change mind.

The thing that unifies a group is more that which they have in common as a corporate intention.


[37] The primary religious community is the family


_____ X____ : 1) Love
2) Equality 3) Freedom 4) Progress

Pacifism comes ___ of the ______ that it is not necessity.
Human life _______ ______ withdrawal formally.

Church, continually morely external? ____ ____ in _____ ial opposition of the the Church from which it arose.
It is only a version of Xty. We are discovering the truth!

The Churches deny that the other _____ are ____ („The {Sealet} Woman has gone”)
































Editor's Notes

  1. See Wirtschaft und Demokratie -- Santiago Pinault

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Date: 1934-1937
KPA: 07/08, 1-52