## VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

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### VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Vanishment
(Becoming-Zero of Hegelian Unity)

"Being and nothing are in this unity only as vanishing moments; yet becoming as such is only through their distinguishedness. Their vanishing, therefore, is the vanishing of becoming or the vanishing of the vanishing itself." Hegel, Science of Logic

"Vanishment" ( to vanish, evanescere "die away", mathematics: "to become zero)

"This is a depiction of zero expressed in Chinese counting rods, based on the example provided by A History of Mathematics. An empty space is used to represent zero."
- Luke Hodgkin, A History of Mathematics

"By the middle of the 2nd millennium BC, the Babylonian mathematics had a sophisticated sexagesimal positional numeral system. The lack of a positional value (or zero) was indicated by a space between sexagesimal numerals"
- Kaplan, Robert, The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero

Any logical system whose originary concepts or "first principles" are founded on the "vanishing of the vanishing" clearly occults and erases its own history.

In this dying, resurrection and zeroing of becoming, a curious foundation of moments or momentum develops, composed of ciphers and spaces between sexagesimals.

The lack of positional value of an "empty space" for Hegel would not be pure nothingness, it would already presuppose the other crescent-shape of dialectical unity, namely, "being". These pure abstractions, nothingness and being, are sublated, entwined, or polymorphisized into the moments of actuality (becoming). Whence the unity of all determinate/(in)determinate modes, even in their divisions and destructions, zeroing outs or "Vanishing of the vanishing", this principle unity of each enfolding modality remains-'by virtue of "sublation"-' linked to a "stable oneness".
"Becoming is an unstable unrest which settles into a stable result."

And what of the possibility of ground- not nothingness as such, but its possibility (?) in the non-visible back(ground), the producer without attributes (signs)?

At this strange dis-junction in our mulitgraph, a sequence of clefts and cleavages will- despite our efforts- reintegrate us in a binary system.

Missing angle in the Hegelian Ring

"But it is equally true that they are not undistinguished from each other, that, on the contrary, they are not the same, that they are absolutely distinct, and yet that they are unseparated and inseparable and that each immediately vanishes in its opposite. Their truth is therefore, this movement of the immediate vanishing of the one into the other: becoming, a movement in which both are distinguished, but by a difference which has equally immediately resolved itself." -logic

The resolution of difference here- in regards to the reworking of this term within the entire matrix of deconstruction- appears to us now to be most unsettling. By occupying a zero-place in between the trinity of nothing-being-becoming, a disproportionate, "hidden" other movement- encrypted in the spacing- (is) more irreducible than nothingness. This form of de-Alterity or de-genesis- if we must render (it) nominally, would be without base, base-less, a missing angle of the Hegelian Ring that (is) negatively conceptualized in the logic as "absolute separation".

"For sophistry is an argument proceeding from a baseless presupposition which is uncritically and unthinkingly adopted; but we call dialectic the higher movement of reason in which such seemingly utterly separate terms pass over into each other spontaneously, through that which they are, a movement in which the presupposition sublates itself" (logic, 175)

The logic of sophistry in this passage articulates the movement of a non-foundation and non-thought. Yet far from being "un-critical" , this missing angle was already "set under"( pre + supposed), pre-placed in the contradictory and reciprocal design of The Notion; but "contained" in a reservoir, in silent excess, whose dis-equilibrium would- if instituted into Hegel's system where (it) resides as encryption, asymmetry, occultation- open the gate to an-other architecture.

Yet in order for the fluid functioning of the machine, Hegel had to expel this possibility from the systemization of Logic; Otherwise, the base, foot or pedestal of this column would lose its footing, would be "base-less".

Its necessary to articulate the figurations of this missing angle whose curvatures move in and out the Sphere. Without form, (it is) not merely the natural and correlative opposite of the "absolute idea". Opening upon a dimension that is at once "outside" and inter-sided with the Idea, this "white" (blank, blanc) clears the way for the notion of becoming that is not it. The blank cannot be contrasted- as in the classical scheme- to some determined fullness that envelops (it); Without recourse to a figure of unity and natural relations( "identity is the identity of identity and non-identity") (it) dissimulates the operations of a morphic interface, liquid and incomprehensible, granting the play of moments and dualistic contrivances.

This _____(?) further, (is) not the "opposite of the real", but rather an alternate temporal mode- metricity without metrical units- that inhabits and further extends the contours of this spherical form.

Nominality

To designate a system by the proper name of its progenitor is to reinstate a nominal history that has never quite belonged to nominality. We can view the progenitor as The son of the given system or method, ("The Hegelian system" , etc) in the sense that he "receives" its unique configurations; in other sense, this son is to the same degree the "giver" or producer of this system, i.e its father; or stranger still, the name or naming occults the fact that there is none- at least not in the Originary sense where a name would coordinate the sealed and perfectly knowable circuit of knowledge, enclosed within its specific nominal limit?

We are forced then to return to the meaning of the name: a spontaneous, formal, arbitrary operation that is careful to ensure the eradication of "residues" , "traces", "gestures" of a non-nominal parallel or Alterity. This Alterity and Anteriorty allows the nominal limit to conveniently attach itself to the occulted wave or channel. Yet we remain- as always- in the sea without water, canals of indecipherability. The process of naming, further, formally circumscribes the movements of "becoming"; it oscillates between and conjoins the two poles of "nothingness" and "being", that are, as we have seen, the becoming zero of transience (Alterity,spacing) -a cipher within a cipher- in Hegel's language- the "vanishing of the vanishing".

Nominality recoursing itself to a zero-set, blanks, whites, that cancel out all of the moments of becoming, re-instituting them, and forgetting the anterior mode that authorizes its movements?

The name therefore fails to de-limit not only the collection of signs that constitute a given system, identity, or address, but it equally guises and endarkens its symmetrical inverse: the non-nominal abyss or other-nominality. Alterity, (that is) broken away from the nomininal at the very moment of inscription, is hence unable to fully sublate itself into the procession of references, sets, nomen, manifestations,deities, and all the complex and opposing terms spawned from this lexicon.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

I am a bit disappointed, I thought this was more along the lines of consciousness, and less about conceptual numbers.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Nope, but I do have this note on the entelechy of Hegelian Consciouness; it revolves around the "One" that is not as irreducible as zero, but at any rate, "demonstratable":

Relativity. Consciousness. Alterity

"You" attempt to grasp your-self, when confronted with other people- key word "other"(Alterity)- as the real essential being -consciousness itself

in "opposition" to other people who are in-essential and relative, numerous, fleeting

But these other people, the in-essential, equally understand the subjective truth of their existence, which is to say , they are consciousness itself

So that here we have the meeting of "you" and "me" as two different moments of One Consciousness.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Montgomery77 wrote:Nope, but I do have this note on the entelechy of Hegelian Consciouness; it revolves around the "One" that is not as irreducible as zero, but at any rate, "demonstratable":

Relativity. Consciousness. Alterity

"You" attempt to grasp your-self, when confronted with other people- key word "other"(Alterity)- as the real essential being -consciousness itself

in "opposition" to other people who are in-essential and relative, numerous, fleeting

But these other people, the in-essential, equally understand the subjective truth of their existence, which is to say , they are consciousness itself

So that here we have the meeting of "you" and "me" as two different moments of One Consciousness.
So, how do we destroy this consciousness so that it never again arises?
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

This unity or "one-ness"'of consciousness destroys itself, through and by its ability to be reduce, or its derivation in relation to zero or the Opening.

A thing(?) or empty set -prior to oneness- that is neither self nor Alterity, Consciousness nor unconsciousness. But rather the opening of their mutual possibilities
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Montgomery77 wrote:This unity or "one-ness"'of consciousness destroys itself, through and by its ability to be reduce, or its derivation in relation to zero or the Opening.

A thing(?) or empty set -prior to oneness- that is neither self nor Alterity, Consciousness nor unconsciousness. But rather the opening of their mutual possibilities
Is this reduction permanent, or does this reset eventually?
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

The reducibility of "one-ness", as a structural-mode, is its permanent mode. But within that system, every type of death and resurrection of unity is enveloped and sublated.

-but to that ill-named thing (?) underlying these processes, which is, as it were, structural-vanishment, no inquiry is ever made.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Montgomery77 wrote:The reducibility of "one-ness", as a structural-mode, is its permanent mode. But within that system, every type of death and resurrection of unity is enveloped and sublated.

-but to that ill-named thing (?) underlying these processes, which is, as it were, structural-vanishment, no inquiry is ever made.
Where and how did you learn this information?
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

First of all our study here is a reworking of "Aleltheia", "pre-comprehended question",etc, that is featured in the late-work of Heidegger, (see: end of philosophy and the task of thinking")

Also, the "trace" in derrida and all his major works are everywhere active in our study ( of grammatology, margins of philosophy, dissemination), which is essentially derrida's reworking of Heidegger and Freud.

And, to lesser extent, the work of Hegel.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Montgomery77 wrote:The reducibility of "one-ness", as a structural-mode, is its permanent mode. But within that system, every type of death and resurrection of unity is enveloped and sublated.

-but to that ill-named thing (?) underlying these processes, which is, as it were, structural-vanishment, no inquiry is ever made.
Hmm, maybe you could figure out a way to accomplish this ill named thing, the most "holy" of things, the concept of structural vanishment (maybe a hole or something.)

more inquiries should be made, the teachings are all wrong wrong wrong
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Montgomery77 wrote:
Also, the "trace" in derrida and all his major works are everywhere active in our study ( of grammatology, margins of philosophy, dissemination), which is essentially derrida's reworking of Heidegger and Freud.

And, to lesser extent, the work of Hegel.
Husserl might be of interest as well. There is an interesting link between Derrida's "deconstruction" and Husserl's "phenomenological reduction" But I guess you would have covered that angle.
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

Yes thanks for the reminder, I often forget certain paths that may be of use, as my study is diffuse and massive
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Montgomery77 wrote:Yes thanks for the reminder, I often forget certain paths that may be of use, as my study is diffuse and massive
Does your study have a root goal, or just to acquire information?
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### Re: VANISHMENT (the becoming-zero of Hegelian Unity)

I suppose, our "goal", if we have to use this term, is to put into question the value and meaning of the "root", "goal", "ultimate aim", "first principle", in a word, all of teleology and the metaphysical quest for an absolute center of knowledge.

In an other sense, our "goal" is to make enigmatic what we think we know by the signs "truth", "history", "knowledge" ,"origins"