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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Aug 08, Shadday rated it liked it. For Nietzsche, the warrior and the priest are oppositional figures, because Nietzsche opposes the self-effacing spiritual realm with the hearty moral aestheticism of the world as it is – saying “yes” to life – while for Evola, everything comes form the transcendent singularity, so every “earthly” activity bears its meaning in relation to the transcendent ideal; what Platonists would refer to as the world of the forms.

When divorced from the law, the latent rebellion in the Jewish substratum acts dramatically and decisively. First edition English hardcover, published by Inner Traditions in Worlc foundations were sound enough: The transcendence Evola envisions is one over the state of “becoming”; the Julius Evola’s Revolt Against the Modern World is the manifesto of traditionalism, and one of the most popular texts among today’s “alternative right”.

I think the nicest thing I can say is to quote the nationalsocialists assessment of him in their recommendation to have him expelled from Germany in August that “his learnedness tends toward the dilettante and evlla. It is why he believes so deeply in hierarchical structures, in the church as well as in nation-states.

It was only with the advent of Christianity that humanitarian pathos dominated the life of the spirit. Evola’s authorities are not always so authoritative as one might wish, but he tells us that he is not interested in mere facticity: The decline occurred in the life of the mind as well as in politics.

Race is an element in this pattern, but race did not have the significance for Evola that it did for the Nazis.


Realities corresponded to symbols of the transcendent. Campbell’s dvola is the mainstream, easy-to-digest, Hollywoodized Jungian version of everything Evola touts. If we could somehow retrieve the lost manuscripts from the great library of Alexandria that was destroyed by fire in 48 B.

By what metric is the civilisation of Tradition superior? It reflects an ordered hierarchy.

There are further tensions. Email required Address never made public. When ownership is possible for all, property tends toward Marxist promiscuity, and the people are again subject to collective possession by the dark powers.

Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola

In our age of identitarian civil wars this mixing of fan The missing link between Robert E. With unflinching gaze and uncompromising intensity Julius Evola analyzes the spiritual and cultural malaise at the heart of Western civilization and all that passes for progress in the modern world. Modern worod science is directed at mere prediction. The worldwide stories of the Flood at the end of the Silver Age signify the occultation of nonhuman spirituality. againstt

The victim is the object of an ecstatic cult that opposes all caste, all race and tradition. History Home Book reviews: Priests then don’t want to be kings, but to dominate them.

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Described as Evola’s most influential work [1]it is an elucidation of his Traditionalist world view. The center has many names: Still, however solar the Byzantine theocracy might have been in theory, the crepuscular society on which it rested could not sustain it.

The Nephilim of Genesis 6: Arakawa on Performative conservatism and…. Those who embrace it are forever after on automatic pilot. The supernatural, though much cultivated on the spiritualist side by American women, is actually thought to undermine religion. Christianity was defective for wold of an element of initiation. The chivalric cult of love expressed a devotion to Sophia which might be evoked by an actual woman, of course.

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


Darkness becomes stronger than light.

Revolt Against the Modern World

Julius Evola is an incredibly interesting personality. There is an outer law for public order, but this is complemented by a recognized esoteric tradition, complete with a system of initiation.

The following Bronze Age, in Hesiod’s nomenclature, was the age of the Titans. Once the Empire revplt to be sacred, it ceased to be the empire.

At the high end, the ebola component in Judaism became critical and abstract. For the woman, such a relationship would include a measure of masculine egotism.

The real future, however, can only be the creation of an act of will. In “Rivolta contro il mondo moderno” vi sono, evoa, interessanti osservazioni su Unione Sovietica e USA, verso gli ultimi capitoli. I basically agree with David Stove that there are just too many ways for our thoughts to go wrong, and too strong an animal incentive to make our wants the standard, for most people to think objectively.

The latter are all different incarnations of the same one theme transposed from reality to superreality. No natural event could change their wills; only the divine intervention to which Evola refers at the end of his book could do so. By the way, this book should be really be called “A Metaphysics of History”, because that’s ultimately what it is. Traditional kings imitate the world ruler.

The solar glory denoted a metaphysical reality 9. Again, we have a case where a divine law created a people, eevolt the law worked on warrior stock. Any sort of mediation with the transcendent is a decline. The traditional world had three or four castes. Rfvolt is chiefly remembered, however, as a scholar of the Hermetic tradition and as a practicing occultist.

They firmly believe that they alone are on the right side of history, understand the true nature of things, and behave in morally upright ways, while those who disagree with them are not.