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But, Herr Professor, the facts are otherwise

November 9, 2009

Hegel was expounding on his philosophy of history with reference to a particular series of events when one of his students objected to Hegel’s view and replied, “But, Herr Professor, the facts are otherwise.”
“So much worse for the facts,” was Hegel’s answer.


Man will never be God but God became a man

September 8, 2009

That the human race is or should be akin to God is ancient paganism; but that an individual man is God is Christianity.

Kierkegaard’s critique of Hegel in Vinoth Ramachandra, Recovery of Mission, p.85