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If China is the Marxist future, then the USSR is the ghost.
Desperate Eurocentrism keeps you from seeing that, for better and worse, China is the Marxist future.
They come from the past and, more importantly, the future; above and, more creatively, from below; the right and, more decisively, the left.
“What could have been” for the past, “what may well be” for the present, “what will have been” for the future.
I probably won’t get there, but I suspect many others will.
We look from the past, with the present, towards the future.
Every day you move into the future, all the while fantasizing that time travel is not yet possible.
Sometimes an insect bangs frantically against the edge of an open window.
She caught a glimpse of the future moment when she would remember this happiness as the past.
Past and future do not meet present “head-on,” but rather loop into it at acute and oblique angles.