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Actos de libertad: pensando en clave electiva* Ponencia inédita presentada en el III Congreso Iberoamericano de Pensamiento. Holguín, 2006. Por EDELBERTO LEIVA LAJARA ACTO PRIMERO: ÍNTIMA LIBERTAD Estamos demasiado acostumbrados -patrones culturales por medio- a las manifestaciones físicas de la audacia. Yo no pretendo una ingenua exaltación a priori de la actitud contemplativa -por sí mismo el pensar supone un hacer pluridimensional que lo complemente y le dé existencia en el mundo material-, sino una reflexión íntima en torno al siguiente problema: hasta dónde el principio de toda emancipación radica en un primer acto de liberación interior. El fundamento lo ofrece la historia de nuestro pensamiento, cuya lección primera y mayor parece ser, en efecto, que si no somos libres en el pensar, sencillamente no somos libres. Que no hayamos creado sistemas, doctrinas o modelos de pensamiento que hayan llenado épocas en la historia universal, no es un argumento en contra. En buena lid, en el caso cubano, parece ser la clave de todo. A diferencia de otros pueblos en algunas etapas históricas, no hemos pretendido la suma definitoria del conocimiento humano. En nuestro fuero interno, hemos sido lo suficientemente libres para no aspirar a ello, y es posible que haya sido lo mejor para todos. Sería magnífico que siguiera siendo así en el futuro, porque ello implica el reconocimiento de la singularidad e irrepetibilidad de esa escurridiza cualidad que llamamos lo cubano, inaprensible con frecuencia para ese otro, también singular e irrepetible, proveniente de cualquier lugar del mundo. . No se entienda lo anterior como una apología de la incomunicación, o la negación de un fondo de valores comunes a la humanidad y por tanto susceptibles de servir de fundamento a los más disímiles proyectos sociales, políticos o culturales. Tampoco -¡mucho menos!- como un ejemplo más de esa recurrente inclinación a la postura Cuba=ombligo del mundo que por momentos lacera nuestra integridad de pueblo. Es mucho más sencillo. Es una posición de humildad sustentada por la convicción de que no es posible inventar lo que siempre, como grupo humano, hemos rechazado: los grandes sistemas de pensamiento que pretenden explicarlo todo, así sea en sus versiones originales o en trasnochadas interpretaciones de apologetas. Pero vayamos a lo esencial, a la importancia del acto electivo como fundamento de libertad, entendido como posibilidad de asumir una de las opciones viables en un momento dado. Es ingenuo presuponer una libertad absoluta de elección, ajena al estado concreto de la sociedad, la cultura, la política, la economía. El entramado profundamente complejo de una comunidad, sin dudas, condiciona la elección. Cada punto de partida genera un espectro de opciones, más o menos amplias, más o menos viables, y puede darse por demostrado -si la historia en realidad demuestra algo- que son muy raros, casi inexistentes en realidad, los casos en que sólo era posible hacer lo que se hizo y del modo en que se hizo. Por lo demás, las vías por las cuales unas variantes se imponen sobre otras se definen a partir de una multicausalidad ya hoy comúnmente aceptada por la comunidad de estudiosos de las sociedades humanas. Pero también sabemos que todo lo que el ser humano es capaz de crear, en cualquier ámbito, es primero pensado. Lo son los proyectos sociales, y para entenderlos, en el caso cubano, es imprescindible comprender las claves de nuestro modo de pensar, que son claves electivas. Que es decir, de libertad. ACTO SEGUNDO: LA APELACIÓN A LOS ORÍGENES Los cubanos acudimos con asiduidad a la historia como argumento para validar o deslegitimar opiniones y proyectos. Si le concedemos, como nación, una importancia tan significativa al pasado, amerita sin dudas remitirnos a él para rastrear los orígenes de lo que nos ocupa, inserto en lo específico de lo cubano, y por tanto

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