Further remarks on Phenomenology of Spirit

This simple infinity, or the absolute Notion, may be called the simple essence of life, the soul of the world, the universal blood, whose omnipresence is neither disturbed nor interrupted by any difference, but rather is itself every difference, as also their supersession;

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As flawless a description of capital as I have found anywhere. Capital is this simple infinity, the simple essence of life, the soul of the world, the universal blood, whose omnipresence is neither disturbed nor interrupted by any difference, but rather is itself every difference, as also their supersession . . .

It is this quality of capital that renders most Marxian interpretations of capital superficial and one-sided; superficial because they mistake surface forms of appearance for the processes they aim to critique, missing the underlying soulful, living, omnipresent, essence of life that is capital; one-sided because every strategy that focuses on this surface no more than introduces another level of difference on top of a social form that is neither disturbed nor interrupted by any difference, but rather is itself every difference . . .

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