Life cycle of social hope

Keywords: existential angst, non-being, inversion, mediation, trust, visionary, ghosts of theatrical announcements


The research has been conducted to identify the main stages of the life cycle of social hope. The purpose of this article was to reveal the basic principles of the life cycle of individual and collective social hopes. To achieve this goal, it is necessary to set the following tasks: a) the disclosure of the definition and identification of the main stages of the life cycle of social hopes; b) the definition of the borders and nature of the progress of each stage; c) the establishment of the specificity of the cyclical functioning of the unfulfilled hope; d) coverage of the mistakes of management of social hope. As a result, the article describes the fragmentation of the future projection into microcycles that combine individual and collective hopes. In consequence of this event, there is a mediation of the inner and outer worlds of person in determining the perspective of existence. The transition from the mental projection of the future to the realization of hope is associated with a restriction of freedom in the perspective of social coexistence. Existential angst is a source of hope for a constructive future. A lot of intentional acts on the future projection complicate the process of forming hope. Projective imprinting is a way of realizing hope in the social space. The visionary formulates a popular model of the future, which becomes a collective social hope. Misconceptions of the visionary lead to a change in the vector of development of the general picture of the future and to the success of a more popular visionary. This misconception of the visionary was named ghosts of theatrical announcements. The benefits of this research lies in a deep understanding of the structure of the functioning of realized and unrealized social hope. Endless cycles of unrealized social hope affect the misunderstanding of the future existence of people in society. Free existence through non-free coexistence is the ultimate goal of people in social hope. The mediation of individual and collective social hope creates constructive of future social space.


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How to Cite
Masyuk, O. (2017). Life cycle of social hope. Grani, 20(10), 5-11.

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