Antinous as Dionysus-Osiris, 2nd century, Vatican Museum
Translated by G. A. Malvicini
As outlined in one of Friedrich Nietzsche’s first works, the very suggestive Birth of Tragedy, the concepts of Dionysus and Apollo correspond very little to the meaning these entities had in antiquity, especially their esoteric meaning. Nevertheless, we will use their Nietzschean interpretation as a starting point in this text, in order to define certain fundamental existential orientations.
It is quite fair to say that I became a Socialist in a fashion somewhat similar to the way in which the Teutonic pagans became Christians — it was hammered into me. Not only was I not looking for Socialism at the time of my conversion, but I was fighting it . I was very young and callow, did not know much of anything, and though I had never even heard of a school called ” Individualism,” I sang the paean of the strong with all my heart.
Anthony Mario Ludovici was born on January 8, 1882.
Ludovici was one of the first and most accomplished translators of Nietzsche into English and a leading exponent of Nietzsche’s thought. Ludovici was also an original philosopher in his own right. In nearly forty books, including eight novels, and hundreds of shorter works, Ludovici set forth his views on metaphysics, religion, ethics, politics, Read more …
Suceden cosas similares en los Estados Unidos: un marginado, ratón de biblioteca, de derechas, comienza a practicar levantamiento de pesas y artes marciales, forma una milicia privada, y sueña con derrocar al gobierno; luego, acaba muriendo en un enfrentamiento espectacular, suicida y en apariencia sin sentido contra el Estado. Read more …
Μετάφραση/απόδοση, για το Ιδεάπολις, του Νίκου Καρατουλιώτη
Ελεύθερη βούληση σημαίνει ότι έχεις να διαλέξεις μεταξύ πραγματικών επιλογών. Δεν έχει σημασία τι επιλογή θα κάνει κάποιος, ο καθένας μπορεί να επιλέξει διαφορετικά. Αιτιοκρατία (ντετερμινισμός) σημαίνει ότι δεν έχουμε πραγματικές επιλογές. Όταν κάποιος επιλέξει, δεν θα μπορούσε να έχει επιλέξει αλλιώς. Read more …