Restoration, Revival, Renaissance

The order of these nouns is deliberate. Secular humanists desire to have the last without either of the first two, particularly and most insistently, the first. Christians are generally unconcerned or even aware of the first, & if it is brought to their attention, they become truculent. The third also … Continue reading

New Thought and Tradition

Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better ~ Emile Coué Before providing translations of Julius Evola’s essays on the New Thought movement in Europe and the ideas of Emile Coué, I want to offer some personal observations. I will also supplement Evola’s material with the comparable … Continue reading

Hercules’ Ninth – The Girdle of Hippolyta

Thucydides the Athenian notes that of pre-history, he is obliged to accept what the poets say, although certainly this is unsatisfactory, and the poets are not to be trusted. Since Thucydides was an Athenian, he presumably shared in the general blase attitude which they took towards the rites and rituals. … Continue reading

Three Types of Ascesis

In an accordance with the hierarchy spiritus, anima, corpus (spirit, soul, body), we distinguish three types of ascesis, three types of self-control: ascesis of spirit, ascesis of soul, ascesis of body. Spiritual ascesis or mental ascesis is an ascesis of thoughts, a mental self-control. Ascesis of a soul represents control … Continue reading

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