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Praying Anarchy pt. 2

Via HAPAXX blog, our translation and notes

We fight not for what’s right, but for what’s true. And then there are the accelerationists, who commit a fatal error while doing the same. They completely concede the liberal’s rule of right guidance based in Puritanism, moving outside of the “Cathedral.” [1] For that cause, they don’t seem to hesitate becoming Red Pill-taking monsters. We don’t move such prayers aside. Let us recall that the militant and lucid Christian mystic Simone Weil wrote that “we must love the possibility of our misfortune.” [2] If we’re able to come into contact with the truth, how things turn out is of no importance. Who’d be able to negate that prayer? But at the same time, we’ve already pointed out their errors (posts “On accelerationism,” “Praying Anarchy”). They plead for a time when capitalist accelerationism clears away everything and the truth is disclosed. But Weil recognized that while there’s a natural union between God and creation there’s also an eternal separation. Let’s not hesitate to inform accelerationists of their errors. What capitalists can do is of no importance, there’s no truth at the end of acceleration. In order to come into contact with the truth, we must root ourselves in praying anarchy. That root grows not into the island or sea but towards the heavens. On this path we may be stripped bare with everything stolen from us, tasting the pains of the cross. But when the flame of life seems sure to sputter out, we have something we can embrace. That’s God, that’s salvation by faith. “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” / “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke [23:]42-43). What we should believe in and pray for isn’t capitalist accelerationism but “you.” It’s then that we’ll be in paradise.

[1] see footnote 1 from Praying Anarchy

[2] after a fair amount of searching I still have no idea what the original version of this quote was, so this is a translation from Japanese