pp. 26-76.  ”Each illusion embodies and nourishes the other.  The shifting back and forth between the two, and the flickering or oscillatory effect that it produces, are thus just as important as either of the illusions considered in isolation…The apparent translucency taken on by obscure historical and political forces in decline (the state, nationalism) can enlist images having their source in the earth or in nature, in paternity or in maternity.  The rational is thus naturalized, while nature cloaks itself in nostalgias which supplant rationality.”  

pp. 26-76.  ”Each illusion embodies and nourishes the other.  The shifting back and forth between the two, and the flickering or oscillatory effect that it produces, are thus just as important as either of the illusions considered in isolation…The apparent translucency taken on by obscure historical and political forces in decline (the state, nationalism) can enlist images having their source in the earth or in nature, in paternity or in maternity.  The rational is thus naturalized, while nature cloaks itself in nostalgias which supplant rationality.”  

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