Liberating the Future from the Past? Liberating the Past from the Future?
by Erika Schelby
When the Berlin-based cultural magazine LETTRE INTERNATIONAL organized its philosophical essay competition, it received 2,481 submissions in seven languages from 123 countries. Juries chose 33 authors as finalists: this essay is one of these short-listed papers. It sends a farewell to the twentieth and a welcome to the tweny-first century.