The Wall and the Books

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In “The Wall and the Books”, the essay which belongs to “Other Inquisitions”, Borges mentioned an interesting historical clue. The First Old China Emperor, Shih Huang Ti, burnt all antique books for abolishing the History and the past and, by other hand, he built the long China Wall for the barbarians were being taken off, when they were threatening from North. But this great first essay of this great book ende with an emotive, lightful phrase, “this inminent revealment never happen, perhaps is the aesthetical fact”.Then let´s see the looking fancies that Borges viewed at this smart essay. If we didn´t pay enough attention to this last phrame, perhaps we couldn´t mean the real meaning. If we think of the aesthetical fact (that) never happen we will probably find that that never happen is because it doesn´t have any contain as proper Borges said, and then this fact with no contains would hide something. It means the aesthetical, the aesthetic borned from weird and too familiar causes. The german word “heimlich” referrences to this both significances. That never happen is due to only rests for waiting. Waiting for a symbol or something that would rescue us from the ignorance. According to Schopenhauer the aesthetic is the saving element for reach out from the circle of the Will, for Borges, instead, the aesthetic is almost that never happen, or something we lost for ever and ever, or something that always announcing something that never will occur. For Borges the aesthetic is the dark shades system of the proper shapes, something like a crowded furious ghosts troop, and like this, the shapes nothing have to do, just to behold in the plenty eternal silent, where they nothing can´t change at all. Then, that never happen finds some referrence. That will never come back or, we wouldn´t recognize it or we never met each other. The aesthetical fact is an operation which serves for fading the sex and death away the main myths of Humanity. Otherwise the aesthetical fact serves to own the place and time and all things belongs to the uncertain as Todorov said, where is too easy to fork. However this wide world keeps on the same. According to Borges the aesthetical fact is used to hide, to sham the unknown bedimmed rules that conform the reality. But Borges called aesthetical in some sense, in an inversed mode. In this case the aesthetic isn´t mere, gentle and delicate shapes.
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