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Divisions must not be allowed to calcify

To think with an enlarged mentality means that one trains one's imagination to 'go visiting'.
As Hanah Arendt imaginatively puts it. 

The 'TriTrumpism' visits the neo-liberal, conversely, the disappointed Clinton voters 
visit in their imagination and in their words and subsequent actions the Brexiteers and Trumpeteeers.

To have dialogue with someone who is entirely opposed to your view can be the most revealing and rewarding dialectic.

Not to do so is to allow your views to calcify into solipsism.

I am Democrat, You are Republican
Arendt eschews "determinate judgment," judgment that subsumes particulars under a universal or rule that already exists

Instead, she turns to Kant's account of "reflective judgment," the judgment of a particular for which no rule or precedent exists, but for which some judgment must nevertheless be arrived at, i.e the coming together of neo-liberal and populism

Reflective judgment proceeds from the particular with which it is confronted, ie the above,
 yet nevertheless has a universalizing moment - it proceeds from the operation of a capacity that is shared by all beings possessed of the faculties of reason and understanding. 

Kant requires us to judge from this common standpoint, on the basis of what we share with all others, by setting aside our own egocentric and private concerns or interests. The faculty of reflective judgment requires us to set aside considerations which are purely private (matters of personal liking and private interest) and instead judge from the perspective of what we share in common with others.

 Arendt places great weight upon this notion of a faculty of judgment that "thinks from the standpoint of everyone else." This "broadened way of thinking" or "enlarged mentality" enables us to "compare our judgment not so much with the actual as rather with the merely possible judgment of others, and [thus] put ourselves in the position of everybody else..." 

In this faculty, Arendt find a basis upon which a disinterested and publicly-minded form of political judgment could subvene,  to happen in such a way as to be of assistance, especially  in preventing something, yet be capable of tackling the unprecedented circumstances and choices that the modern era confronts us with.

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