With unflinching gaze and uncompromising intensity Julius Evola analyzes the spiritual and cultural malaise at the heart of Western civilization and all that. Revolt Against the Modern World has ratings and 34 reviews. Chris said: Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola is a book so breathtaking, so. REVOLT AGAINST THE MODERN WORLD. A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO Julius EVOLA. He sees it as the highest of devotions, precisely because it places .

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There is an oscillation in the Jewish soul between guilt and Luciferic rebelliousness. Fvola archive of John’s site. The king’s peace is an inner condition, and only incidentally a political one.

Alas, subjectivity is a contagious disease. At turns prophetic and provocative, Revolt against the Modern World outlines a profound metaphysics of history and demonstrates how and why we have lost contact with the transcendent dimension of being. Thus, by definition, it is concerned with the inessential. Anglo-Saxon Protestantism divorced religion from the transcendent completely.

In this tradition the lower self should be dissolved into the higher Absolute Self. Ra, with whom the state cult once chiefly identified, is impassive and solar.

The crisis is that we cannot claim to envy that which we’ve never experienced. Having read the book cover to cover, I still have no idea what Evola was mpdern to say, or even what genre to place the book in.

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Perhaps the very concept of measurement is anti-Tradition, an artefact of the “science that degraded and democratized the very notion of knowledge by establishing the uniform criterion of truth and certainty based on the soulless world of numbers”. Modfrn favorite kind of book – perspective altering. Western contemplation, except in its neoplatonic forms, was defective, because it sought to mortify desire. However, reading John’s synopsis of Revolt Against the Modern WorldI cannot help but be struck by how many concepts he shares in common with many of my favorite writers.


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This is a somewhat significant departure from Nietzsche’s conception of the oppositional Priestly and Knightly-aristocratic classes. The general picture is bleak. Retrieved 9 September Evola advised and criticized the Mussolini regime from its beginning to its end. In our age of ,odern civil wars this mixing of fan The missing link between Robert E. He idolized the Nazi Schutzstaffel “SS”. Failing the trial in the afterlife brings the second death.

A Man of Tradition knows the truth by sheer intuition alone. They corresponded, roughly, to the European feudal classes of wotld, nobility, burghers, and servants.

So I think understanding him is pretty important to understanding what’s going on today, and it especially will explain why any amount of fanatics are willing to carry themselves off into the divine with bombs strapped to their chest. In the Demetrian context, the solar is just an emanation of the mother. What kind of revolg loser has time to think these days. Evola uses particular histories and particular myths chiefly to illustrate these ideal forms.

This is why the early Church was persecuted. Just learn to think for yourself. Their spirit provided we can still talk about a spirit in their case feeds only on sensations and on dynamism, thus becoming the vehicle for the incarnation of darker forces.


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Knighthood originally was a universal ordination. After the Roman Empire fell, Christianity long prevented European man from taking the spiritual path of action, which would have been most congenial to him.

However, a new Templarism was what was needed, not pledges to invade any country that showed revolutionary tendencies. In traditional society, reciprocal love was regarded as inferior. The following Bronze Age, in Hesiod’s nomenclature, was the age of the Titans. Picked this up on recommendation from a ahem very esoteric source.

Christianity’s immediate antecedent is not even traditional Judaism, but prophetism. The latter are all different incarnations of the same one theme transposed from reality to superreality. Nonetheless, the particulars of Evola’s system are worth considering in detail. Systematic thought of any kind is a late and degenerate development. The system also leaves no way in which events can modify the autonomous will of those who embrace Evola’s ideas. Comparable ages within a cycle might correspond to arbitrarily different lengths of natural time.

Quite challenging in parts, and you’ll get a nice little survey of your ancient comparative mythology coming out of this well, nothing coming out of those children of Lemuria, but anyway.