https://redfortyeight.com/?s=eonic+effect Noone gets history right because the usual strategies can’t detect what is really going on: the so-called eonic effect, while not a complete scientific theory, shows the way most historians (seeking theories) are blind to its hidden dynamic. In fact, that dynamic is only detectable over a limited range, but we see enough to … Continue reading The eonic effect, outlines of history, and an exit strategy for historical materialism
Red Forty-eight Group: historical theories vs an ultra-simple version of the macro model…the pernicious dangers of Fukuyama’s ‘end of history’ lies November 30th, 2016 · Although it is hard to change gears and adopt a new view, especially given the controversial character of the macro model (history-and-evolution.com…), it is important to at least withdraw from … Continue reading The eonic effect and outlines of history
The eonic effect at a minimum points to the most basic outline of history with a focus on three turning points, intervals, or eras: in the wake of egypt/sumer, in the wake of the axial period, and in the wake of the early modern, or modernity as such. You an argue about this but this … Continue reading The eonic effect as a new leftist tool…
The question of the eonic effect helps to warn us of the dangers of historical theorizing and to be wary of wrong attempts to mimic science.
The model of the eonic effect, taken simply as an empirical chronology of world history, provides a kind of doubloon effect: you can take it simply as a simple outline of world history, or you can take as hypothesis a series of interpretations of that set of patterns.
The legacy of marxism has revolved around a set of theories of history that don’t work very well at this point. The economic interpretation of history is not really a foundation for socialism: instead, a more general view of history replete with is spectrum of values, arts, religions, philosophies, religion and sciences would better serve … Continue reading A new approach to history beyond the now archaic historical materialism…
The strangest part of the ‘end of history’ confusion is that it points to something real but in a form that has suffered hopeless confusion of terms. From garbled hegel to leftist then rightist meme juggling the crypto-teleological term that came into being has courted pseudo-science, ideological tug of war, and neo-liberal apotheosis.
R48G: historical materialism and the eonic effect June 12th, 2017 Our critiques of marxism from yesterday invoke a reiteration of our take on the eonic effect. If we critique historical materialism it seems equally controversial to promote the so-called ‘eonic model’. But there is a difference: historical materialism is not believable anymore despite the obsessive … Continue reading Economic interpretations of history
archive: historical materialism and the eonic effect June 26th, 2017 · Our critiques of marxism from yesterday invoke a reiteration of our take on the eonic effect. If we critique historical materialism it seems equally controversial to promote the so-called ‘eonic model’. But there is a difference: historical materialism is not believable anymore despite the … Continue reading …historical materialism and the eonic effect
R48G: the eonic model as a set of questions…! June 29th, 2017 · The eonic model is useful because it cogently isolates a non-random pattern in world history but leaves it as is, open to interpretation and practical use as an outline based empirically. The more elaborate model can be left as set of questions … Continue reading The eonic model as a set of questions…!