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Two Orders, Same Man: Evola, Hesse, Part Two

Hermann Hesse with Thomas Mann and Jakob Wassermann in the Swiss Alps, 1931.

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Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here)

Here is where Hesse meets up with Evola: the two post-First World War writers share a number of themes, though what Evola would have called their “personal equation” gave them decidedly different interpretations. Demian, for example, treats of initiation, paganism, esoteric knowledge, and construction of elites, in ways comparable to Evola’s personal investigations with the UR group;[1] but apart from Hesse’s overall Jungian lens, his war-derived pacifism would have disgusted Evola. And his Buddha “is certainly not the one depicted by Hermann Hesse in his novel [Siddhartha].” Read more …

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Two Orders, Same Man: Evola, Hesse, Part One

Hermann Hesse with Miguel Serrano.

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Part 1 of 2 (Part 2 here)

“It is fortunate you are not a historian,” Jacobus commented. “You tend to let your own imagination run away with you.”[1]

“Unfortunately, the deep writer and poet Hermann Hesse was falsified and vulgarized by a world in decline. He needs to be re-read today by the same eyes that were once shaken by his mystery.”[2] Read more …

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Mad, Bad, & Dangerous to Know:
The Love Song of Alfred Rosenberg

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Alfred Rosenberg
Memoirs
Ostara Publications, 2015

According to Joseph Kingsbury-Smith, who covered the executions for the International News Service, Rosenberg was the only condemned man who, when asked at the gallows if he had any last statement to make, replied with only one word: “No.”

If only he had kept his mouth shut in the first place! Read more …

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“I get my kicks above the waistline, Sunshine” 
Michel Houellebecq’s Sexual Anti-Utopia

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ElementaryParticlesMichel Houellebecq
The Elementary Particles
Translated from the French by Frank Wynne
New York: Knopf, 2000

“I get my kicks above the waistline, Sunshine.”[1]

“The universe is nothing but a furtive arrangement of elementary particles. . . . And human actions are as free and as stripped of meaning as the unfettered movements of the elementary particles.” — Michel Houellebecq, Read more …

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Video of the Day 
Richard Strauss, “Frühling” (Spring)

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To Re-Read Hesse

Hermann Hesse, 1877–1962

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Translated by Alex Kurtagic

Unfortunately, the deep writer and poet Hermann Hesse was falsified and vulgarized by a world in decline. He needs to be re-read today by the same eyes that were once shaken by his mystery.

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The Falsification of Hermann Hesse

Miguel Serrano (left) with Hermann Hesse

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Translated by Alex Kurtagic

Translator’s Note:

The following article appeared in the Chilean newspaper, El Mercurio, on 10 March 2002. Serrano had written about a similar topic some thirty years earlier in an article for La Prensa entitled, “La Transformación de Hermann Hesse” (“The Transformation of Hermann Hesse”), which was translated into English and published under the title “Hermann Hesse in America.”

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