Our whodunit continues re: the fascist destruction of German modernity The German Genius: Europe’s Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century Peter Watson’s colossal encyclopaedia, The German Genius, might have been written for me, but not only for me. A journalist of heroic industry, Watson is frustrated by the British ignorance of … Continue reading Our whodunit continues re: the fascist destruction of German modernity
New Ages, Axial Ages, and the Future of Man Introduction The New Age Movement of the Seventies was a remarkable period, with roots in a far earlier period in a confusion of the history of this movement and in counterpoint to the radical era of the sixties. The latter fact was not clear to many … Continue reading Notes toward a blogbook on the blog The Gurdjieff Con…in progress…
The Enlightenment, the modern transition, and the confusions of postmodernism The blockquote is the post from yesterday. There has been a huge confusion over the ‘postmodern’ question, trying to savage the enlightenement. But postmodernism always missed the point that ‘decline from the enlightenment’ was the real problem. World history and the Eonic Effect fought this … Continue reading The Enlightenment, the modern transition, and the confusions of postmodernism
The age of gurus is passing, and in fact none too soon: granted that most gurus are harmless, there is a contingent that, as with sufism, is extremely dangerous. You simply don't want to become involved. Raja yoga done alone can be a valuable exercise, but at this point does any of that work? And … Continue reading A path beyond gurus…? Doing raja yoga alone?
We, as Muslim and Hindu women of color, have watched in horror as both the country of our ancestors, India, and the country of our birth, the United States, have devolved into nationalism and Source: Hindu Fascism: An All-American Threat | Common Dreams Views
In recent weeks, police in India have been cracking down on thousands of protesters across the country. In many instances, local police are responding with brutality and deadly violence, setting out to inflict “maximum damage” on demonstrators. A video uploaded on social media shows officers in Kanpur cursing at protesters and targeting them with live fire. Source: Hindu Nationalists … Continue reading Hindu Nationalists are Transforming India into an Israel-style Ethnostate | Portside
Significant opposition to the Hindu nationalist project in India has recently emerged. But the Indian Left has to go beyond a “progressive” nationalism to build something bigger. Source: The Limits of Hindutva