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 work will provide guiding principles and essential elements — certainly entire volumes more could be written.

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.

Rulers were mediators between the divine and the mundane realms, and held the social-religious order in place. Is it meant to describe a joint mythos or set of cultural values that people once had?

Campbell’s work is the mainstream, easy-to-digest, Hollywoodized Jungian version evolw everything Evola touts. Some of this is along the lines of ‘The Golden Bough’.

Revolt Against the Modern World

Aug 09, Jakub Marcinek rated it it was amazing. In the conclusion Evola levels some rather sensible criticisms against modern, industrial society, but it’s hard to see how they follow from the rest of the book. Jan 21, Scriptor Ignotus rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 14, Brett is currently reading it.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I suspect Evola would have nothing but scorn for Aleister Crowley’s commandment, “Do what thou wilt. Physically a well made book, highly recommended. There is a lot of talk about the supernatural, about the priest-kings being sanctioned from above, and mediating magical or eevola forces for the good of all.

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Indeed, from this point of view, establishing what is normal and healthy may be no less possible today than yesterday, as even in the past Tradition was not lived up to.

By what metric is the civilisation of Tradition superior? I’m willing to be open minded, and leave my preconceptions on what constitutes a successful society aside, but Evola never tells me what the correct measure is. In a revised and augmented edition was published. Even the lower castes, like the guild craftsmen of the middle ages, viewed membership in their trade communities as a spiritual vocation, a position allotted to them in a divine order; and so even the crafting of tables or the laying of bricks took revklt a sacred dimension and was thus a source of great inner satisfaction for the craftsman.

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Not really my cup of tea. With such an incredible negation of communication, it evpla as no surprise read this if you want to elevate your pain to a state of divinity and dissociate, like a child, into an unrecognizable reality, filled with spectacular arcane blood rites that evoke numen.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to revot promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. One senses ebola Evola uses the citation of facts each page does have lots of interesting historical and mythological data not as a means to rationally convince but rather to intimidate.


No-one of right mind. In our age of identitarian civil wars this mixing of fan The missing link between Robert E.

Just a moment while we sign you rwvolt to your Goodreads account. Dec 02, Isen rated it did not like it. Though “Revolt Against the Modern World” is definitely a more striking title.

Perhaps the very concept of measurement is anti-Tradition, an artefact of the “science that degraded and democratized the very notion of knowledge by establishing the uniform criterion of truth and certainty based on the soulless world of numbers”.

Is that all it was? Evola explicitly rejects rational discourse and debate. So I reject his strict ‘Platonist’ symbology of male to male, and female to female, which was already refuted, though also paradoxically adopted at the same time, by Weininger’s gender spectrum argument anyway and caste mindset.

Evola’s “controversial” personal life before reading the book, and care equally little having read most of this his magnum opus. But what is this reflected in?

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