Revolt Against. Other Books by Julius Evola. Eros and the Mysteries of Love ( ). The Yoga of Power (). The Hermetic Tradition (). The Doctrine of . Even Robert E. Howard has themes in common with Evola. One way to look at “Revolt Against the Modern World” is as a readable version of. With unflinching gaze and uncompromising intensity Julius Evola analyzes the spiritual and cultural malaise at the heart of Western civilization and all that.
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A masterwork that I will no doubt have to go back to at various points during the rest of my life. The main problem with the first part is the lack of structure or purpose. Once ebola started his very bad critique of Evolution in the second part, I stopped there, because I could tell what the rest was going to be like. Evola’s writing, perhaps due to translation, needs to read and stewed over before you grasp what exactly he is trying to say.
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By virtue of these people, Tradition is present despite all; the flame burns invisibly and something still connects the world to the superworld. May 09, hay man rated it liked it. Evolution and Aristotle Book Reviews: Revolt against the modern world is not a book of sterile polemics, but of serious culture, particularly illuminating for those who want to understand, through a series of quick summaries, the meaning of history and the spirit of the greatest civilizations and institutions of the past as the positive basis to achieve to a truly reconstructive action.
Apr 20, A marked it as to-read Shelves: Evola is a man who yearns for infinity. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Given his view of religion, Evola naturally thinks theistically-oriented mysticism inferior to Buddhist mysticism, which he thinks comes closer to his masculine ideal of detachment and self-sufficiency. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedrevol deleted.
In our age of identitarian civil wars rvolt mixing of fan The missing link between Robert E. As ancient texts preserved by the Arabs entered Europe in the late Middle Ages, theologians, philosophers, and other intellectuals became entranced not only with many previously unknown writings of the ancient Greeks, but also with other allegedly ancients texts that explored astrology, alchemy, and magic.
This book should be on everyone’s to-read list. But Evola assigns to these cycles ingredients significant echoes rebolt ancient myth and magic that are wholly absent from The Fourth Turning. For now on I will always remember Evola’s utopia when I hear the usual conservative arguments.
Its my belief though, that such a principle would be so epistemologically different from its occurrence on Earth as shown so many times in the stories of Borgesthat it would never manifest itself in the form of society that Evola wants.
There is little reason for me to offer a detailed refutation of his system. Given a basic grounding in history and culture, one can dip into the book anywhere and find new twists and reinterpretations.
Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola
The second part, as far as I can see, takes a different course in that it very much does profess to deal with actual historic events. Evola is no fan of free cities, modern nation-states, or secularism.
Evola writes of the generative principles of spiritual regality that come from a metaphysical plane where they exist in a pure state. Does this supernatural aspect have a “physical”, or purely a symbolic reality?
Generally speaking, they are unknown people who shun the spotlight of modern popularity and culture. Described as Evola’s most influential work it is an elucidation of his Traditionalist world view. Sep 02, Rui Coelho rated it liked it Recommended to Rui by: Showing of 45 reviews.
An Italian philosopherhis ideas influenced Mussolini and the fascists and continue to percolate through right-wing elements today. Even experience teaches that nothing salutary happens in this way: Share your thoughts with other customers.
Revolt Against the Modern World: As a gadfly, Evola spares no one and nothing in his survey of what we have lost and where we are headed. With such an incredible negation of communication, it comes as no surprise read this if you want to elevate your pain to a state of divinity and dissociate, like revolg child, into an unrecognizable reality, filled with spectacular arcane blood rites that evoke numen.
Pages with related products. In order to understand both the spirit of Tradition and its antithesis, modern civilization, evoal is necessary to begin with the fundamental doctrine of the two natures.
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evolla Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Read more Read less. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Myth is ultimate reference point, Nietzsche left us without any and we need something.