The Crisis of the Modern World (Collected Works of Rene Guenon)

The Crisis of the Modern World (Collected Works of Rene Guenon)


it's not information that the Western international is in a concern, a main issue that has unfold a long way past its aspect of starting place and turn into international in nature. In 1927, René Guénon answered to this difficulty with the nearest factor he ever wrote to a manifesto and 'call-to-action'. The obstacle of the fashionable global was once his so much direct and entire software of conventional metaphysical principles-particularly that of the 'age of darkness' previous the tip of the current world-to social feedback, passed in basic terms by means of The Reign of volume and the symptoms of the days, his magnum opus. within the current paintings Guénon ruthlessly exposes the 'Western deviation': its lack of culture, its exaltation of motion over wisdom, its rampant individualism and basic social chaos. His reaction to those stipulations used to be now not 'activist', despite the fact that, yet merely highbrow, envisioning the arriving jointly of Western highbrow leaders able lower than favorable situations of returning the West to its conventional roots, probably through the Catholic Church, or, lower than much less favorable ones, of at the least maintaining the 'seeds' of culture for the time to come back.

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