Hysteresis: An Asymmetric Account of an Individual Apocalypse
By David Keffer
Published: June 17, 2013.
If St. John the Apostle had been a twenty-something twentieth-century post-existentialist, his book of revelations would have described a much different apocalypse, one tailored to fit a more independent and inward-focused generation. Hysteresis, the description of a path in which the distinctions between coming and going govern the outcome of the journey, provides such an alternate revelation.