HEGEL ON HIS 'ROCKING HORSE'
Questions from GayHealth.com
How can I control my bowels before anal sex?
Well, shall we keep this "poor and not helpful abstraction" in our attic because "some historians" have used it as their rocking-horse? We rather agree with the conclusion of Johannes Flügge: "Dialectic is not the scheme of thesis, antithesis, and synthesis imputed to Hegel."
Anal sex is too painful!
For this reason, Hegel was fond of quoting Meister Eckhardt's famous dictum: 'The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me'.
Is it normal for straight men to enjoy anal stimulation?
In the winter of 1835-36, a group of Kantians in Dresden called on Heinrich Moritz Chalybäus, professor of philosophy at the University of Kiel, to lecture to them on the new philosophical movement after Kant. They were older, professional men who in their youth had been Kantians, and now wanted an orientation in a development which they distrusted; but they also wanted a confirmation of their own Kantianism. Professor Chalybäus did just those two things.
He was very large and the sex was rough...
For these reasons, Hegel was rarely invited to Court. The only well-documented episode, regarding a dinner with the Prussian Crown Prince and future King Frederick William IV, witnesses how tense the relations were between Hegel and the Court.