When objects become signatures of the invisible. Yet icons smack of false utopia in their beauty and integrity, and hence distract us from the unreconciled nature of the present. Striving for totality is a kind of blasphemy a denial of the vagaries of our daily lives.
Yet .as Adorno writes in Minima Moralia, it must seek to ‘displace and estrange the world, reveal it to be, with its rifts and crevices, as indigent messianic light
Cabbalah-like, (a set of esoteric teachings meant to explain the relationship between an unchanging, eternal, and mysterious nfinity) by a thought (God )which is alert to what resists its own concepts