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. 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. A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO Julius EVOLA. He sees it as the highest of devotions, precisely because it places .
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Its foundations were sound enough: And when evoal wrong he is extremely wrong. The primordial lands are usually in the north, as the legends of Hyperborea, Shambhala and Aztlan attest.
Even if you completely reject Evola’s view in other words, if you are purely rationalist then this book would still be a valuable insight into the mindset similar to that of the ancient peoples like the Greeks or Persians at their hig A truly monumental work that alters the perception of history and reality. It is a singular though not necessarily original blend of several schools and traditions, including German idealism, Evolz doctrines, traditionalism, and the all-embracing Evoola of the interwar conservative Revolution with which Evola had a deep personal involvement.
Revolt Against the Modern World
The End of this World. So say the stories. This story of quest and restoration was closely associated with the imperial ideal. Men become slaves to feminine magic. Rome made the only serious attempt to stop the forces of juliuss in Western antiquity. Socrates hoped to use the discursive principle to overcome the disintegrating effects of Sophism, but the attempt was doomed.
Howard has themes in common with Evola. Evola is chiefly remembered, however, as a scholar of the Hermetic tradition and as dvola practicing occultist.
As a gadfly, Evola spares no one and nothing in his survey of what we have lost and where we are headed.
Evola writes of the generative principles of spiritual regality that come from a metaphysical plane where they exist in a pure state. Feb 24, Aaron Skoorb rated it really liked it. jjulius
Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola
There would seem to be some utilitarianism in his overall argument insofar as the ultimate impetus to any sort of thoroughgoing critique of anything is a dislike towards it. In mixed form, they are all met with in the Dark Age, which is the Iron age and our age.
Nonetheless, one cannot help but notice that this book describes a model of history in which the modern world is at the very end of a evoka age, the Kali Yuga. Modern natural evpla is directed at mere prediction.
Why post old articles? Oct 28, Brett Green rated it really liked it Shelves: Brahman had been an impersonal force, which the Aryan directed. Having read the book cover to cover, I still have no idea what Evola was moddern to say, or even what genre to place the book in.
The region of nonhuman spirituality was once real, in the Arctic.
Reilly Why post old articles? Oct 06, Greg rated it it was ok. Humanism, philosophy, and scientific inquiry infected the spiritual life.
Yet he closes the book with the suggestion that those “aristocrats of the spirit” who can whether the civilizational collapse of modernity will reap ever-greater spiritual rewards in the world to come. What kind of person would set out in this brief life to condemn every last element of modernity as nothingness whence compared to the Br There are revot questions some things here which are irrefutably prescient.
Revolt Against the Modern World Politics, Religion and Social Order of the Kali Yuga
Adam failed in his quest, as did his prototype, Gilgamesh: This was true even of Pythagoreanism. There is a lot of talk about the supernatural, about the priest-kings being sanctioned from above, and mediating magical or whatever forces for the good of all.
The general picture is bleak. Wotld India, the role of the priests was a late and unhappy development. This one was fun.
My reading of Evola suffered from the same symptom as Marx and his religious followers through the ages: However, we can also trace the decay of tradition in every historical civilization.