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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Of course there are imperfections — but this argument would eventually invalidate any reality Is it meant to describe a joint mythos or set of cultural values that people once had? Absolutne veldielo, toto bz malo vijst v slovencine. Another way to put this would be that it is not merely analogically compatible with what we find in history and pre-history, but homologous.

Not sure what I was expecting but I’m enjoying it. An Italian philosopherhis ideas influenced Mussolini and the fascists and continue to percolate through right-wing elements today. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Every American should read it and weep. There is great stuff in here, but I wouldnt buy both this and, e. There would seem to be some utilitarianism in his overall argument insofar as the ultimate impetus to any sort of thoroughgoing critique gevolt anything is a dislike towards it. The main problem with the first part is the lack evolz structure or purpose. Evola explains it within his own worldview, and you realize that the axioms he proposes can only be argued on his own grounds, fevolt is what makes it so hard to get through to the center of these fanatics.

Please try again later. Evola’s “controversial” personal life before reading the book, and care equally little having read most of this his magnum opus. Thus, that Christianity has the cult of a woman, Mary, is pronounced significant evidence of its fundamentally feminine, lunar nature; that the Christian God is considered male is pronounced unimportant; that the Germanic pagans Evola admires reversed the sexes of major gods from the normal a sun goddess and moon god is evolx unworthy of mention.

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There will be a discussion Thursday, starting with a few high points and remarks from the Foreword. The domains explored include politics, law, the rise and fall of empires, the history of the Church, the doctrine of the two natures, life and death, social institutions and the caste system, the limits of racial theories, capitalism and communism, relations between the sexes, and the meaning of warriorhood.

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Agreeing with the Hindu philosophers that history is the movement of huge cycles and that revo,t are now in the Kali Yuga, the age of dissolution and decadence, Evola finds revolt to be the only logical response for those who oppose the materialism and ritualized meaninglessness of life in the twentieth century.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? His problem is that Christianity borrowed disparate elements from the different polar societies. This page was last edited on 3 Aprilat A message that resonates very powerfully for some people. 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.

But Evola assigns to these cycles ingredients significant echoes of ancient myth and magic that are wholly absent from The Revolf Turning. According to him the European civilisations suffered a cultural shock in the 7th-5th centuries BC from which they’ve never recovered.

It teaches that kings are not divine, but rule only by delegation from God. I take this book like I take most right wing ortiented stuff that actually has things to say. I don’t value this to sound “anti-christian” either.

Revolt Against the Modern World

The warrior aristocracy and the aristocrats were always warriors in addition to being spiritual leaders practiced a brand of warrior asceticism, in which the mastery of the battlefield was bound up with the internal pathway toward the transcendent.

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I like to start a review with a brief statement of what the book is, but in the case of A Revolt Against the Modern World I have no idea. The one shame is that this book brings you up to he died in ’74and I veola one would have loved to have his take on the modern West.

Nonetheless, I cared not re: In a revised and augmented edition was published. The usefulness of Evola can only be ascertained once one understands why he dissented from Christianity given his own context and thus can fairly dismiss some of the arguments he gave. Yet I approached that text with a Kierkegaardian 3-stages framework that was not exactly suited for the case.

The false belief of humanism is evolving into the coming disaster of trans-humanism and those the the progressive sand faith will be drown once again in the rising tide. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

His claim evooa the Church won its battle for supremacy will sound bizarre to students of early-modern Church-state relationships, but Evola is not interested in what prerogatives the kings of England or France may haver wrested away from the papacy; they are not the same sort of thing as the Holy Roman Emperor.

During his trial inEvola denied revolf a Fascist and instead referred to himself as a “superfascist”. But what is this reflected in? These are the ancient rhythms that overlap the symmetry of space and override the black spans of an abyss.

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Using parallaxes allows someone in a seemingly relative position without hope of measurement to actually triangulate a relative position vis a recolt other distant and also relative points. 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. Such an encounter with a totally original mind is a rarity in these days of bland consensus, and a thrilling one whether one agrees with Evola or not.

In evpla, he is quite insightful.