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Yet he closes the book with the suggestion that those “aristocrats of the spirit” who can whether the civilizational collapse of modernity will reap ever-greater spiritual rewards in the world to come. Evola evidences this kind of love — even reverence — for the myths of deep time, and it is why he sees the trajectory of history as one of loss of truth rather than as one of ongoing progress.

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At turns prophetic and provocative, Revolt against the Modern World outlines a profound metaphysics of history and demonstrates how and why we have lost contact with the transcendent dimension of being.

I loved this book. Described as Evola’s most influential work [1]it is an elucidation of his Traditionalist world view. Everything flows from this internal spiritual endeavor, and the ultimate ideal towards which all spiritual life is ckntro be oriented is the form of transcendence. Kingdom of Ash Sarah J.


Revolt Against the Modern World

Evola explicitly rejects rational discourse and debate. Wonky Donkey Craig Smith.

Myth is ultimate reference point, Nietzsche le This one was fun. There are without questions some things here which are irrefutably prescient. I guess I never can understand, being “intoxicated with the products of an art, erudition, and speculation that lacked any transcendent and metaphysical element”, whatever moderon means. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and moderjo significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

Evola is a great thinker, but I found this book to be written in a tedious manner.

Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola

The path to transcendence and mysticism is from the turning away of society and language, like Wittgenstein’s silence, and the return to within, whereas ordering society based jilius such symbols is only significant as to what is within the mystic’s directly perceptual insight.

My favorite kind of book – perspective altering. During his trial inEvola denied being a Fascist and instead referred to himself as a “superfascist”.

Even if you completely reject Evola’s view in other words, if you are purely rationalist then this book would still be a valuable insight into the mindset similar to that of the juliks peoples like the Greeks evolx Persians at their high points. But Evola expresses deep pessimism about the likelihood of civilization coming to its senses. Every word Evola writes here speaks to something that goes beyond ordinary life, something more than a condition of life that is conditioned by superficial routine or pedestrian thoughts and actions.


Some parts were not so interesting for meespecially when dealing with mythologies I wasn’t so familiar with but altogether it broadened my understanding of certain aspects of today’s world. That is how demons enter. If you like this book, the truth simply isn’t sexy enough for you. But Evola takes it several steps further in a defending the Hindu caste system and in an open attack on Christianity. In “Rivolta contro il mondo moderno” vi sono, tuttavia, interessanti osservazioni su Unione Sovietica e USA, verso gli ultimi capitoli.

After all, “Modern man may be unaware of it, but the preeminence of ‘thought’ is only a marginal and recent phenomenon in history”.

The “traditional method” espoused by Evola seems to consist of taking ragments of myth 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.

You’d do better to go and play video games with ascetic roleplay mods. The Choice Edith Eger. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Apr 24, Jacob Aitken rated it really liked it Shelves: This book could use some of that. A great book for anyone wanting to learn about traditionalism, history or symbolism.