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I never read guenon . So where do I start ? Also is he a meme ?

>> No.14880128

>>14880102
Intro to Doctrines then Crisis of the World and then pretty much anywhere you want. Most people rec. his magnum opus right after you get through his first few books. He's not a meme himself but don't expect Guenon(pbuh) to know what he''s talking about in terms of Western Philosophy/intellectualism, he also completely discards all of Western Philosophy/developments, like all of it, completely. If anything he should inspire you to read the foundational texts in Hinduism/Buddhism, thats what he would have wanted. Good read overall.

>> No.14880170

He isn't a meme. He literally inspired most 20th century philosophy on both the left and right

>> No.14880177

>>14880128
>>14880170
Holy based...

>> No.14880227

>>14880128
>>14880170
top lel

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14880366

>>14880102
You need to record this quote to gain the further right to read Guenon (pbuh).

>> No.14880381

>>14880170
kek, i wasn't aware philosophy was a popularity contest.

>> No.14880458

>>14880102
He basically reads like a mix of old school metaphysician like Plotinus, Aquinas, or even Leibniz, plus shitty obscurantist 20th century continental philosophy prose, plus the sanctimoniousness of a Pope. Have fun.

>> No.14880469

>>14880170
Imagine thinking anyone actually read Guenon besides Evola

>> No.14881406

Guenon is based pbuh

>> No.14881427

>>14880102
Hi nigger, why are you wearing gloves?

>> No.14881509

>>14881427
Intial my hand get really sweaty when I take notes .
Know it more of and identity thing

>> No.14881513

>>14880102
Why would you learn 10000 languages superficially? It seems like you're learning some simple phrases in 40 different languages, like those pseud "polyglot" youtubers

>> No.14881552
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14881552

>>14881513
I'm trying to work my way into comprehension . Even "conversation" can be faked by scripting .
laoshu50500 is pretty much a master at small talking in multiple languages

Me personally I rather not talk to people even in English my conversation are somewhat scripted .

>> No.14881618

>>14881552
>laoshu50500
He provides a great insight into how an NPC operates. Merely using premade templates as an attempt to "converse", faking an understanding of the language to the listener while having absolutely no idea of what he is saying on a deeper level.

>> No.14881668

>>14881618
Legit I'm impressed
He mastered pronunciation
Understand that people will ask him about his language hobby
Rinse and repeat

>> No.14881687

>>14881552
Trying to work your way into comprehension in what languages?

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