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Similarly, the transformative forward-thrust of time in Boyne’s narrative, which orders the novel’s very structure — each chapter break accounts for seven years in Cyril’s life — suggests a kind of progressive teleology.
The question sums up why the hopeful teleology should nag at us: there are still people who’ve been left ashore.
Which is what, some believe, happened to Thomas Aquinas, the medieval theologian who tried (and largely succeeded) to fit the entire world into a synthesis of Christian revelation and Aristotelian teleology.
What had happened was one story, the story of communism, the teleology of communism had turned out not to be true.
Homer’s heroes lack the sense of national destiny, of teleology, that fills Virgil’s poem.
Committed to a teleology of progress, albeit open to the reality of historical irony, this liberalism lacks a visceral sense of the tragic.
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