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>>15079039

>For this reason it should not be a matter for surprise that the Anglo-Saxon mania for sport gains ground day by day: the ideal of the modern world is the “human animal” who has developed his muscular strength to the highest pitch; its heroes are athletes, even though they be mere brutes; it is they who awaken popular enthusiasm, and it is their exploits that command the passionate interest of the crowd. A world in which such things are seen has indeed sunk low and seems near its end.

>One could show for instance that psychology as it is understood today—that is, the study of mental phenomena as such—is a natural product of AngloSaxon empiricism and of the eighteenth-century mentality, and that the point of view to which it corresponds was so negligible for the ancient world that, even if it was sometimes taken incidentally into consideration, no one would have dreamed of making a special science of it, since anything of value that it might contain was transformed and assimilated in higher points of view.

>Such is still more certainly the thought of the pragmatists, who make utility a substitute for truth and consider it at one and the same time under its material and moral aspects; and we see here too how fully pragmatism expresses the particular tendencies of the modern world, and above all of the Anglo-Saxon world, which is one of its most typical portions. Indeed, materialism and sentimentality, far from being in opposition, can scarcely exist one without the other, and they both attain side by side to their maximum development; the proof of this lies in America, where, as we have had occasion to remark in our books on Theosophism and Spiritualism, the worst pseudo-mystical extravagances come to birth and spread with incredible ease at the very time when industrialism and the passion for “business” are being carried to a pitch that borders on madness; when things have reached this state it is no longer an equilibrium which is set up between the two tendencies, but two disequilibriums side by side which aggravate each other, instead of counterbalancing

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>>15040979
>But again, there is ample proof that Guenonfag is into Kashmir Shaivism. Just search it. In the last few days alone he has shilled it and related stuff. Posts that are unmistakably Guenonfag, like long discussions of Chandradhar Sharma (a very old and obscure Advaita evangelism book that probably only he and I have read outside of a handful of Indians in the 1980s) also shill for Kashmir Shaivism and its reconciliation with Advaita.
This wrong, I speak positively of all forms of non-dualism, whether Sufi, Advaita, Vishishtadvaita or Kashmir Shaivism, but when schools such as the latter two try to criticize Advaita I am quick to point out the flaws in their reasoning and explain why Advaita is still superior to them, although this is not to deny them the relative value that I agree they have. The Shaivite guy was talking shit about Advaita on /pol/ only a few months ago (as the links which you dug up prove) and telling people to read Kashmir Shaivism instead, which I would never do, as I have been posting positively about Advaita for over a year and typically tell people the exact opposite, namely that I regard Advaita as being the most correct but that other schools are still worth studying too. It makes no sense that I would deviate from my usual pattern and suddenly shit on Advaita.

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I henceforth resolve to make a Guenon (pbuh) meme folder on my desktop and start collecting all that I see

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>>14984068
base

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>>14937363
based...... science is bugman and refuted....

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b-b-b-b-based!

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>>14883593
>should angloids even be allowed
No.

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>>14815761
>>14815773
>>14815784
Holy based...
Even Guenon's two books completely refute most (if not all) of modernity.

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>>14784386
>pragmatism
>many answers
>efficacy
OH NO NO NO NO

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>>14758392
My heart cries whenever it sees a poor Anglo trying to grapple with the Angelic writings of Guénon (pbuh)... May Allah (swt) have mercy on your soul...
>>14758614
Based.

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based

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>>14534348
The website world wisdom is a good resource which has informations on a bunch of traditionalist writers, lists of their works and articles etc

http://www.worldwisdom.com/public/authors/Rene-Guenon.aspx

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>>14517803
my b, that's not really a /lit/ meme. didn't check it

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>This is more authentically reflected in some religions than in others – and for Guénon, at best in Islam.
Wrong, he refers to Hinduism/Vedanta in his works as being the closest to the truth if not equal with Islam/Sufism.
>The whole idea of being “spiritual, but not religious” might be seen as a result of his work, though he probably would have disapproved.
Guenon had little influence upon the hippies movement of the 60's from whence that became increasingly popular, I think that's a really tenuous connection

my first impression is some boomer who has never actually read him and who felt compelled to write an article denouncing him after seeing Tradcaths on twitter debating for/against Guenon

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>For this reason it should not be a matter for surprise that the Anglo-Saxon mania for sport gains ground day by day: the ideal of the modern world is the “human animal” who has developed his muscular strength to the highest pitch; its heroes are athletes, even though they be mere brutes; it is they who awaken popular enthusiasm, and it is their exploits that command the passionate interest of the crowd. A world in which such things are seen has indeed sunk low and seems near its end.

>One could show for instance that psychology as it is understood today—that is, the study of mental phenomena as such—is a natural product of AngloSaxon empiricism and of the eighteenth-century mentality, and that the point of view to which it corresponds was so negligible for the ancient world that, even if it was sometimes taken incidentally into consideration, no one would have dreamed of making a special science of it, since anything of value that it might contain was transformed and assimilated in higher points of view.

>Such is still more certainly the thought of the pragmatists, who make utility a substitute for truth and consider it at one and the same time under its material and moral aspects; and we see here too how fully pragmatism expresses the particular tendencies of the modern world, and above all of the Anglo-Saxon world, which is one of its most typical portions. Indeed, materialism and sentimentality, far from being in opposition, can scarcely exist one without the other, and they both attain side by side to their maximum development; the proof of this lies in America, where, as we have had occasion to remark in our books on Theosophism and Spiritualism, the worst pseudo-mystical extravagances come to birth and spread with incredible ease at the very time when industrialism and the passion for “business” are being carried to a pitch that borders on madness; when things have reached this state it is no longer an equilibrium which is set up between the two tendencies, but two disequilibriums side by side which aggravate each other, instead of counterbalancing.

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>>13925845
no just a recent discovery, picked up La Crise du Monde Moderne at a flea market having heard Guénon mentioned here. Haven't looked back since, keep seething lol

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>>13845919
À bas les Anglophones camarade

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>>13761663
confirmed for not having read him

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>>13740666
B&RP
trips of truth

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>>13435111
No, but he can

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The Crisis of the Modern World by Guénon

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>>13263285
(Neo)Platonism and Vedanta are two different elaborations of the same eternal truth and can be described as non-dualism; they are the two finest systems of thought ever conceived. German Idealism and later iterations were a mishmash of Neoplatonism, Hermeticism, Christian mysticism and Spinoza among other influences and recaptures some of the same truths as non-dualism but ultimately falls short of it and suffers from various flaws according to what strain you're talking about. Processism and Whitehead too tap into some of the same insights and can be regarded as a minor improvement upon certain types of Idealism but like Idealism it falls short of non-dualism and is ultimately only a partial and incomplete system that suffers from its own flaws; failing to reach the sublime heights of the doctrine of Plotinus and the Upanishads.

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>>13183680
>letting your jimmies get rustled this hard by people posting pictures of some early 20th century French Muslim

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