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July 01, 2007
The Master-Slave Dialectic Aufhebens Dick Cheney

[I]n what Hegel calls absolute knowledge, the ordinary consciousness will finally say, 'But what you have just discovered -- I knew it all along.'

(A little bit as Oedipus says it at the end of that immense quest which leads him to such tragic results.)
from Jean Hyppolite's "The Structure of Philosophic Language According to the 'Preface' to Hegel's Phenomology of the Mind," in The Structuralist Controversy edited by Richard Macksey & Eugenio Donato