....michel serres..MICHEL SERRES.... 

....über »die hominiszenz«..ÜBER »DIE HOMINISZENZ«....

....„As one thinks of luminescence or incandescence to accrue or to dwindle, by openings and occultation, a light whose intensity hides and shows itself in tremulous beginnings albeit continuously ready to switch off, and just as adolescence or senescence advances towards age or senility by regressing, both of them, to the involutions of an infancy or to a life which they, regretting, leave behind quickly. As efflorescence or effervescence design processes that are marked by this particular kind of ending called ‘inchoativ’, an adjective that designates a start, here of bloom, of surge or of emotion and as an arborescent plant acquires, step for step, a ramified form, the port or appearance of a tree – a process of hominescence has taken the place of our fact, but without knowing yet which human it will produce, magnify or assassinate. But have we ever known?” ..„As one thinks of luminescence or incandescence to accrue or to dwindle, by openings and occultation, a light whose intensity hides and shows itself in tremulous beginnings albeit continuously ready to switch off, and just as adolescence or senescence advances towards age or senility by regressing, both of them, to the involutions of an infancy or to a life which they, regretting, leave behind quickly. As efflorescence or effervescence design processes that are marked by this particular kind of ending called ‘inchoativ’, an adjective that designates a start, here of bloom, of surge or of emotion and as an arborescent plant acquires, step for step, a ramified form, the port or appearance of a tree – a process of hominescence has taken the place of our fact, but without knowing yet which human it will produce, magnify or assassinate. But have we ever known?”....

 

....Michel Serres, Hominescence, Le Pommier 2001. ..MICHEL SERRES, HOMINESCENCE, LE POMMIER 2001. ....