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(In the magazine Elucidation – unknown number)
THE CONSTELLATIONS revealing
BY JEAN-CLAUDE MILNER
The constellations do not exist; only are the stars that compose. This is a lemma of modern science. It is also one of the features that separate the differential phusis Veterans and post-Galilean Nature.
Constellations that exist, that followed the relationship between La phusis under. Because they are given to see; in truth, they do it. A celestial body that no one sees, leaves no exist for Astronomy Today. Thus will he exoplanets; planets outside our solar system, they escape to the most powerful; only calculate the returns and allows each called. En revanche, a constellation that no one would be a contradiction in terms; at the same time, no name would be assigned. An observer is required; he must have vision and language; is the man of Ovid, face turned upwards. Constellations exist only for and through him. Animals have only to, they who see the stars and sometimes in direct. When the gods who would nominate and, they are strictly anthropomorphic; Such were the ancient gods, this is not the Christian God. At the birth of Christ presides new light - comet, new, on in dispute, but certainly not constellation, sign recurrent and regular. Big difference with the child of the Fourth Eclogue of Virgil: Jam redit et virgo ...
“Not only the tradition has preserved the names of all the dogs that devoured Actaeon but kept the order in which took place the quarry. First it was that Mélanchétès, arising behind Actaeon, gave back the first bite. Théodamas was the second visa and kidneys. Orésitrophos clung to his shoulder. Then all hooks felled one after the other on the body of the hunter As the human body became the body of a magnificent stag. First his favorite dogs: Ichnobates born Gnosis, Melampus born in Sparta, Pamphagos, Dorcée, Oribasos. Then the huge Nébrophonos, the rapid Pterelas, the savage Theron, Agre incredible flair. Then Lélaps, Hylée, Péménis, Dromas, Canachè, Stictè, Tigris, Alcée, Thous. Nape then that is still a wolf, Ladon Sicyon so thin, Aello the infatigable, Leukon white as snow, Harpya and two small. Then Lyciscè and his brother Cyprus, Absolute all black, Harpalus with a white spot on the forehead, Melanee, Lachné, the Laconian, Labros, Agriodos. The latest was the voice Hylactor painful, you aiguë, so piercing and it was the bone of the right hand of Actaeon, not yet transformed into a shoe, he held between his teeth.”
Pascal Quignard, Last kingdom VII, The baffled, p. 225.