Nothing so exemplifies the transcendental potential of the human psyche as the concept of eternity - the human mind comprehending unending eons of epochs, infinite expansion beyond all directions, time without end. And nothing so expresses the carnality of human competition as polities - individual or collective human beings using intrigue or strategy to obtain positions of power or control over other human beings. Seemingly worlds apart without anything in common, "eternity" and "politics" can even be said to define the upper and lower boundaries of human" consciousness. This is why it may seem paradoxical in the extreme - almost a contradiction in terms - to discuss "the Politics of Eternity." Unfortunately in plain point of fact, politics and eternity have long been bedfellows. Throughout human history, politics has been directly involved almost every time eternity has been vigorously discussed.
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