Ride the Tiger: A Survival Manual for the Aristocrats of the Soul

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Ride the Tiger: A Survival Manual for the Aristocrats of the Soul Title
Julius Evola Author
9780892811250 ISBN-13
0892811250 ISBN-10
English Language
Inner Traditions Publisher
6 x 0.9 x 9 inches Dimensions
Julius Evolas final major work which examines the prototype of the human being who can give absolute meaning to his or her life in a world of dissolution - Presents a powerful criticism of the idols structures theories and illusions of our modern age - Reveals how to transform destructive processes into inner liberation The organizations and institutions that in a traditional civilization and society would have allowed an individual to realize himself completely to defend the principal values he recognizes as his own and to structure his life in a clear and unambiguous way no longer exist in the contemporary world Everything that has come to predominate in the modern world is the direct antithesis of the world of Tradition in which a society is ruled by principles that transcend the merely human and transitory Ride the Tiger presents an implacable criticism of the idols structures theories and illusions of our dissolute age examined in the light of the inner teachings of indestructible Tradition Evola identifies the type of human capable of riding the tiger who may transform destructive processes into inner liberation He offers hope for those who wish to reembrace Tradition