We only have ourselves, and the others: who can be hell, as we Job Function Email List already knew from Huis Clos, but they are also indispensable mediations for my earthly existence. That they can, or we can, be little, but at least the "thing" is ours and it is here , they are not abstractions to Job Function Email List elevate us to which we have to climb to the heavenly heights, or -what amounts to the same thing- descend to the abysses of hell. Having made that choice, Goetz's next step, we Job Function Email List would almost say, follows naturally: he returns.
Like Achilles, to the arena of war, only now he takes Job Function Email List the side of the peasants - this is important: he chooses a sideand not the abstract All that meant Good or Evil with capital letters; that is, as they say, he takes sides , he commits himself –. He "positions himself", as it is also said, in the field of class struggle. He sides with the Job Function Email List peasants and organizes the rebellious Job Function Email List masses to fight. That is to say, he goes into political action , where there is always the risk of doing evil wanting good, but where the responsibility that this risk implies is all mine ., and I do not receive it passively from Job Function Email List above. If we wanted to use the categories of the Critique of Dialectical Reason.
We would say that Goetz has understood that he was trapped in Job Function Email List the practical-inert , of which God is the ultimate symbol, and that the way to break that trap is to assume the freedom of praxis . Goetz already had the answer to the problem long before, but he did not Job Function Email List know it. Let us go back for a moment to the initial dialogue that we quoted. Faced with Job Function Email List Catherine's question Goetz replied: Good is already done: God the Father has done it. I invent : evil is not , it is, it is done; it will be said that the Good too, but it is already done.