It gets worse, Evola and Rosenberg…/2008/10/14/it-gets-worse-evola-and-rosenberg/

It gets worse, Evola and Rosenberg…

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One way to look at “Revolt Against the Modern World” is as a readable version of Alfred Rosenberg’s “Myth of the 20th Century.” The authors of both books were mythographers for fascist governments, Rosenberg for the German National Socialists and Julius Evola (1898-1974) for Mussolini’s regime. Both Rosenberg and Evola had ambiguous relationships with their governments. Rosenberg was often ignored as an eccentric. Evola sometimes excited substantive opposition, particularly to his attempt to define “race” as a spiritual property of elites. Although Rosenberg and Evola differ on many points, the mythological systems they articulate both belong to the modern theosophical tradition. The origin of the Aryan race in Atlantis is important for both.

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