Category: Culture

Prognosis de un Elitismo Personal — Parte III: Encierro y Apertura

No son pocos los escritores y pensadores que argumentan que una era en la que la vida es cada vez más fácil y que todo, desde lo material hasta una cantidad increíble de información que está más accesible a cualquiera, se vuelve más importante ejercitar discernimiento. Pero este es un discernimiento personal y no uno

Continue reading

The study of history…

From S.E. of M.K.: The teaching of universal history in what are called the higher grade schools is still very unsatisfactory. Few teachers realise that the purpose of teaching history is not the memorizing of some dates and facts, that it does not matter whether a boy knows the exact date of a battle or

Continue reading
No comments

An Open Manifesto For Black Metal Cells

Open suggestions to be molded and modified by any individuals; this is a first push. Work in quiet, work in secret, work strictly locally. But spread the ideals of elitism above the simians. 1. A Pathetic Present 1.1 Unconscious fostering of culture Historically, black metal arises from the realist (a-social, a-political) view presented by early

Continue reading

Three Apprehensions of Black Metal

§ Some considerations It is futile to try and have a discussion on whether black metal should be regarded as pure music, as myth or as entirely subservient to some ideology. Yet, each of the these three views are held by different camps of people who believe theirs is the only ultimately valid appreciation of

Continue reading

Prognosis de un Elitismo Personal — Parte II: Más Allá del Gusto Personal

§ Más Allá del Gusto Personal  En su libro más personal, Nietzsche toca el tema del gusto personal, tanto para las artes como para cualquier otra cosa. Dice, en la octava sección del segundo capítulo de Ecce homo, que lo que este “gusto” realmente es, es un instinto de autodefensa. Procede después el ilustre filósofo a

Continue reading

Prognosis de un Elitismo Personal – Parte I: Arte y Vida

§ Estética y Esencia El arte, comprendido de manera acertada y cercana a su naturaleza verdadera, está frecuentemente vinculado a la vida humana como experiencia total —como una expresión de su esencia, y en la música en particular es el efecto total lo que cuenta, reflejando y comunicándose con el todo del oyente. Es por

Continue reading

Selecciones de Fin de Año MMXVI

§ Algunas palabras Se ha decidido aquí seguir el espíritu que se adjudica esta empresa de arte y su curación: sub specie aeternitatis. No pondremos aquí ningún trabajo que no creamos digno de ser recordado para la posteridad como un trabajo total, no solamente satisfactorio sino como una obra sin reproches, total, holística, coherente y contenida dentro

Continue reading

Amongst the Ruins —A review of Nihilism

Nihilism: A philosophy based on nothingness and eternity, Brett Stevens’ new book, opens the door to the author’s mind by giving us a picture of childhood in suburban America in a well-to-do, middle-class family. This is the typical family that would be considered privileged and fortunate by all standards of modern society. Despite this, signs

Continue reading

North and South (RATMW 26)

⊕ REVOLT AGAINST THE MODERN WORLD ⊕ Chapter 26 North and South In chapter 26 of Revolt Against the Modern World, Julius Evola extends the discussion from the last chapter and stops for a while to give the reader some more information regarding not only the Northern (Polar) versus Western (Atlantic/Atlantean?) myth as origin or point of

Continue reading

The Northern-Atlantic Cycle (RATMW 25)

⊕ REVOLT AGAINST THE MODERN WORLD ⊕ Chapter 25 The Northern-Atlantic Cycle Julius Evola now takes us on the second cycle, the one assigned the precious metal silver to it, and termed by Evola as the Northern-Atlantic cycle. The idea is that the original dwellers of the polar regions were forced to migrate from north to

Continue reading