Philosophy and Markets

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War is the father of all things
"Truth" is never "in itself," available by itself, but instead must be gained by struggle. Unconcealedness is wrested from concealment, in a conflict with it. Unconcealedness is not simply gained through conflict in the general sense that among humans truth is something to be sought out and to be struggled for. Rather, the sought and struggled for, regardless of the conflict in man over it, is in its very essence a conflict: "unconcealedness." It is unclear who is struggling here and how those involved are struggling…The task is to experience properly the conflict occurring within the essence of truth.
--Martin Heidegger, Parmenides, 1942