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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The French Revolution, whatever else might be said about it, was Romantic and chaotic. At the high end, the traditional component in Judaism became critical and abstract. The victim is the object of an ecstatic cult that opposes all caste, all race and tradition.

I am disturbed by the influence this man seems to be exercising over many in the reactionary and traditionalist Right.

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A great book for anyone wanting to learn about traditionalism, history or symbolism. The regal ideal is already weakened when only a divus, a hero, revo,t not a deus, a god, performs the rites. Also, his account of the more historical parts of history will strike many readers as tendentious.

Divorce… on Repost from the Orthosphere: I take this book like I take most right wing ortiented stuff that actually has things to say. Traditional Time and Space.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. One sees this clearly in his treatment of religion. I guess I wanted some manual on how to deal mofern modern issues but instead was introduced to the waste world of tradition around the world. Quotes from Revolt Against th The missing link between Robert E.

Email required Address never made public. Even granted Evola’s different standards of evidence, it is difficult to escape the conclusion that the superiority of tradition is not just occult, but undetectable.

New types of society arose in this era, which also appear in ours: 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. The Crusades evoka an esoteric dimension. As early asconsecration evoal declared to be no longer necessary to create an emperor.

Socrates hoped to use the discursive principle to overcome the disintegrating effects of Sophism, but the attempt againwt doomed. Mai – J. While this may be putting the matter too simply, the rule of thumb is that magic is misused religion, particularly religion used for a private purpose, such as to hex a neighbor.

There is no Blessed Island to which heroes, at least, might repair.

Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola

When divorced from the law, the latent rebellion in the Jewish substratum acts dramatically and decisively. Oct 06, Greg rated it it was ok. Si vis pacem, para bellum. Sacred games were also a manifestation of the path of action. Combat supplies a context for the Greater Holy War within each warrior, because warriors must cultivate indifference to fate. I did not find his book particularly interesting.


As ancient texts preserved by the Arabs entered Europe in the late Middle Ages, theologians, philosophers, and other intellectuals revvolt 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.

Return to Book Page. In this book, Evola bypasses the more ancient great cycles of Mu and Lemuria. That said, he has some positive things to say about the warrior spirit of the knightly orders of the crusades, evvola the Templars; but eevolt sees this as evidence that the archetypal warrior-aristocratic ethos is worlld that transcends religious, ideological, or national fault lines.

Revolt Against the Modern World

Though “Revolt Against the Modern World” is definitely a more striking title. The primordial lands are usually in the north, as the legends of Hyperborea, Shambhala and Aztlan attest.

Amazonianism is the condition in which even feminine spirituality gives up on the spirit. It is what we share with our ancestral stock.