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Published on Jan 20, 2017
The German philosopher Hegel helps us to understand that progress in societies is never linear, and that these societies may have to go through a variety of reversals before advancing, a process he termed ‘the dialectic.’ If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/xL5OuN Join our exclusive mailing list: http://bit.ly/2e0TQNJ Or visit us in person at our London HQ https://goo.gl/rqp5iA
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