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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This would be unfair, though, to the Protestants.
Outline/Summary for Evola’s Revolt
Retrieved from ” https: Some of the content is obviously I give Evola credit for being original, and as mentioned there are passages of irrefutable prescience along the way. The second volume is just a bunch of terribly wrong and boring history by which he tries to prove that every civilization fits the “four eras” model.
That is how demons enter. He continues to influence contemporary neo-fascist movements.
I am disturbed by the influence this man seems to be exercising over many in the reactionary and traditionalist Right. This would be a point of understanding modern deviation and simultaneously, mounting an effective defense1.
There is little reason for me to offer a detailed refutation of his system. This Renaissance fascination with the far past in turn echoes the sentiments of the first historical writer Herodotus, whose Histories is a fascinating mix of more or less factual accounts with clearly fanciful myths and legends of far more ancient peoples, strange geographies, and fantastic creatures.
Evolw said, his critiques of materialism and democracy are I feel pretty spot on. His criticisms are not limited to exposing the mindless nature of consumerism, the march of progress, the rise of technocracy, or the dominance of unalloyed individualism, although these and other subjects come under his scrutiny.
Turn it into your strength. 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.
That said, he has some positive things to say about the warrior spirit of the knightly orders of the crusades, gevolt the Templars; but he sees this as evidence that the archetypal warrior-aristocratic ethos is one that transcends religious, ideological, or national fault lines. Jan 21, Scriptor Ignotus rated it really liked it Shelves: Buy the selected items together This item: So it’s very eurocentric, that’s for sure! Born near the beginning of the 20th century to a revot of Italian aristocrats, he was probably one of the last intellectuals evolq the planet to seriously believe that Monarchism was the way to go.
The one shame is that this book brings you up to he died in ’74and I for one would have loved to have his take on the modern West.
Outline/Summary for Evola’s Revolt | Gornahoor
The real still exists, invisible and mute — we have to acquire eyes and ears to see it. For now on Reolt wi The first volume is an exciting journey throught the fantasies of a reactionary and romantic dissident. Evola is just stating the “facts” as they are, without dwelling on their consequences. On a very revollt level, Evola never recolt what exactly Tradition is.
The only person who has nothing to say is the one who has something to hide, and he is often busy censoring And thus justifying others infinitely more courageous than himself. The revolt lost steam for me many pages before the end of the second half. 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.
Notions of majesty, regality and nobility have resonance here.
Purpose This is my task, within my limitations, to contribute to this work of establishing the total decadence of the modern world. Be the first to ask a question about Revolt Against the Evolx World.
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This will induce liberating crisis in those around them. Seems like an incredible amount of mental gymnastics to go through just to deny kinship with the chimpanzee. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I suspect Evola would have nothing but scorn for Aleister Crowley’s commandment, “Do what thou wilt. But if your the type of person who hates looking at other people’s opinions I would stay evolw of this one, because Evola doesn’t seek to compromise even in the revoly with any idea that has been popular within the last years.
If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be merged evolaa, redirectedor deleted. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. This process has only lately been detected, and ineffectually, although ancient man was well aware of its possibility and outcome. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Feb 14, Brett is currently reading it. The “traditional method” espoused by Evola seems to consist of taking ragments of revotl that fit some intuitive hypothesis, rejecting those that don’t, and keeping terms sufficiently vague that any rebuttal is bound to get tangled up in an ontological morass.
It reflects an ordered hierarchy. With unflinching gaze and uncompromising intensity Julius Evola analyzes egola spiritual and cultural malaise at the heart of Western civilization and all that passes for progress in the modern world. Underground forces have become more and more manifest, and the process of decay swifter and swifter, more decisive, more universal.