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Non vanno distrutti quei capi che quelle masse raggirano, ma vanno distrutte quelle masse che da quei capi si fanno raggirare. ~ Emanuele Cintura Torrente (personal communication) We have presented three works by Ananda Coomaraswamy, Charles Maurras, and Julius Evola on the themes of the elite and the source and … Continue reading
This essay by Julius Evola was originally published in the journal “Roma” on 19 March 1973 under the title “Essere di Destra”. Right and Left are designations that refer to a political system already in crisis. In traditional systems of government, they were non-existent, at least if taken in their … Continue reading
The Conditions of True Authority: the Education of the Leaders From Chapter II, “Principles”, L’Autorité, of Mes Idées Politique, by Charles Maurras. The development of what is called modern civilization tends increasingly favour material forces over moral forces. If we rely on it in order to achieve social justice or … Continue reading
“Why Can’t a Woman Be More Like a Man?” Rex Harrison famously asked in My Fair Lady. Of course, implicit in that plaint is the assumption that men are “real” and women are at best inferior copies. One of my favorite writers on psychology is James Hillman who addresses this … Continue reading
by Ananda Coomaraswamy East and West, The Crisis of the Modern World, Introduction to the Study of Hindu Doctrine, and Man and His Becoming, Luzac, London, (1941-1946) are the first in a series in which the majority of Rene Guenon’s works already published in French will appear in English. Another … Continue reading
Phillip Sherrad was apparently critical of Guenon, at points. Tomberg emphasizes that there is a “Self Beyond the Self”, which Christians call God, as well. However I am not so certain, speaking even as a Christian, that these types of debates are more a matter of method & emphasis, rather … Continue reading
All that once was directly lived has become mere representation. ~ Guy Debord, Society of the Spectacle It is no secret that Plato harbored a distrust of the artist. There are two reasons for this. The first has to do state of mind of the artist, who creates an image … Continue reading