Auteur: Cudenec, Paul
Titel: The Anarchist Revelation: Being What We're Meant to Be
Paul Cudenec draws on an impressively wide range of authors to depict a corrupted civilization on the brink of self-destruction and to call for a powerful new philosophy of resistance and renewal offering a future for humanity in which we are all able to "be what we're meant to be." He combines the anarchism of the likes of Gustav Landauer, Michael Bakunin and Herbert Read with the philosophy of Rene Guenon, Herbert Marcuse and Jean Baudrillard; the existentialism of Karl Jaspers and Colin Wilson; the vision of Carl Jung, Oswald Spengler and Idries Shah, and the environmental insight of Derrick Jensen and Paul Shepard in a work of ideological alchemy fuelled by the ancient universal esoteric beliefs found in Sufism, Taoism and hermeticism. With a fusion of scholarly research and inspiring polemic, Cudenec succeeds in forging a coherent and profound 21st century world-view with an appeal that will reach out far beyond those who currently term themselves anarchists. The book sets out by exploring the sense of meaninglessness in modern society, exemplified by our alienating dependency on technology and mental manipulation by commercial interests. It follows Guenon, Marcuse and Baudrillard in diagnosing a regression of intellect and the reign of quality over quantity - a condition that Cudenec describes as the disease of...
2013, 156 pag., Euro 11,95
Seven Oak Press, , ISBN 9780957656604
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