Humanity does not represent a development for the better, does not represent something stronger or higher the way people these days think it does. ‘Progress’ is just a modern idea, which is to say a false idea. Today’s European falls far below the European of the Renaissance.
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>‘Progress’ is just a modern idea, which is to say a false idea.
It’s an Abrahamic idea influenced by Zoroastrianism. Non-Abrahamic civilizations see the world as either cyclic or degenerating. Even the Renaissance was impacted by this.