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Quote from: cr on August 21, 2016, 06:39:14 PMStarted to read this one
Quote from: Deadpriest on August 17, 2016, 11:18:04 PMI'm reading The Concrete Garden by Ian Macewan and Closer by Dennis Cooper.Concrete Garden gas the feel of a Perverse Enid Blyton book; love.Enid blyton is atouchstone writer for UK readers of a certain age so this comparison is provocative but true.almost 'swallows and amazons'
Quote from: Fluid Fetish on August 17, 2016, 04:49:00 AMRecently finished The Hermetic Tradition, and about to continue the Evola streak by beginning Revolt Against the Modern World. Before that was a text book on surrealism/dada, Making Tracks which is the Blondie book, and the Isten zine collection.
Quote from: david lloyd jones on August 24, 2016, 10:21:17 PMhow many of the evola readers identify as fascist?
Quoteα. Margaret's QuestionDeals with the myth of Faust and how one ought to explore questions about the existence of God.β. v = d * HIs about the importance of the discovery of the expansion of the universe by Edwin Hubble and about beauty in nature.γ. Concerning CirceGives a novel interpretation of the encounter between Ulysses and Circe in Homer's Odyssey.δ. Onan and CainStarting with the Biblical figures of Onan and Cain, he explores two contrasting world-views: the ancient Greek and the ancient Jewish and assesses their impact on Western civilisation. In parallel, he explores the complementary concepts of Eros and Death.ε. He who slept with menExplores the nature of Socratic tragedy.ζ. CyclopeanProvides an interpretation of the myth of the Cyclops from the Odyssey and peels away the layers to reveal a set of instructions for how one should live out their lives.η. The Hellenic GreekAttempts to assess critically the difference between the quality of the civilization of ancient Greece and the status of modern Greece in the world today.θ. Δp Δq >= hDiscusses the meaning of Heizenberg's Uncertainty Principle and Schroedinger's Cat thought experiment in relation to what one can truly know.ι. This is Missolonghi!Is arguably one of the more poetic chapters. An investigation of the life of the pre-Socratic philosopher Empedocles leads to an analysis of the ancient Greek attitude towards death.κ. A minor arbiterDeals with Eros as the Art of Departingλ. NekyiaRevisits the descent of Ulysses into the underworld (Nekyia). The nekyias of Aeneias, Jesus, Dante and Freud are then laid out and described in some detail and their common features are identified and analysed.μ. Helen of SpartaDeals with the myth of Helen of Troy. This is then used as a basis to talk about beauty in life, reason and nature.ν. God is deadDeals with the crisis of western civilization.ξ. The IronistsAnalyzes the quality of the irony of Socrates, Sophocles, Jesus, Dostoyevsky and C.P. Cavafy. Discusses the true nature of tragedy.ο. NarcissusA lyrical journey through the constellations of the night sky. A parallel journey from ignorance and fear to knowledge and delight.π. Sonne uber AusterlitzA final statement.
Quote from: Theodore on August 27, 2016, 04:11:24 AMMore info about the writer here : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimitris_Liantinis