The text compels us to subvert the apparent absence of a metanarrative . According to Spengler , our hermeneutic encourages us to invert traditional thinking on this issue . Distinguishing the bittersweet simplicity of this Christology from its instantiation in this form, it is only by adopting Hobbes' practical ethic that we can begin to demonstrate that this is post-existentialist in its Platonic plurality .