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Guest Video: Jordan Peterson Recounts a Story about Egyptian Gods

This week’s Guest Video is presented by Dr. Jordan Peterson, who here recalls an ancient Egyptian myth as an allegory for the cycle of life and death and the battle … Continue reading

18 March 2017 · 2 Comments

2017 Symposium – Richard Cocks

Philosophy and The Crisis of the Modern World To find a way out of the current confusions and rifts in modern Western societies, and for its various countries to regain … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium – Brett Stevens

Y3K Western identity never knew itself. Men of the West understood themselves as tribes and later nations, but never saw a need to unify as a civilization until they faced … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Julius Evola on Myth

SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “non-aligned right”).

15 December 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Yukio Mishima “Sword”

“He would just have to put up with it; if you couldn’t bear even one single thing through to the end, then you might as well give up entirely.” ▪ … Continue reading

13 June 2016 · 1 Comment

What Would Your Ancestors Do?

SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “non-aligned right”).

4 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Peter King, “Reaction: Against the Modern World”

“Their greatest asset is the very ability they have to eviscerate the modern world and to point to its follies and contradictions. They may be commenting on the sidelines, but … Continue reading

1 February 2016 · 2 Comments

Reactionaries Know: Political “Progress” is a Myth

“Reactionaries know political ‘progress’ is a myth: technological advances hide societal decay. ” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “Various forces have attempted to set up a defense against … Continue reading

27 February 2015 · 1 Comment

Reactionaries Know: Political “Progress” is a Myth

“Reactionaries know political ‘progress’ is a myth: technological advances hide societal decay.” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “The various aspect of the contemporary social and political chaos … Continue reading

30 January 2015 · 3 Comments

Reactionaries Believe in: Values Beyond the Economic

“Reactionaries believe in values beyond the economic: political, spiritual, heroic, organic.” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “Modern capitalism is just as subversive as Marxism. The materialistic view … Continue reading

16 January 2015 · 2 Comments

Quote of the Week: Julius Evola, “Meditations on the Peaks”

“In this way, beyond the natural symbol of the mountain, which is directly perceived by the senses, we can access its doctrinal and traditional symbolism, namely, the deeper content of … Continue reading

12 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Essays on the Frankfurt School, Part III: Carl Jung

As to the previous essay on Existentialism, it could be surmised that man’s obligation to construct meaning in his own life is limited only to physical, concrete realities. Jung calls … Continue reading

19 February 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: René Guénon, “Crisis of the Modern World”

“Finally, there remains one direct consequence of the democratic idea to consider, and this is the negation of the idea of an elite; it is not for nothing that a … Continue reading

10 February 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Julius Evola, “Revolt Against the Modern World”

“Prior to the advent of the civilization of the Third Estate (mercantilism, capitalism), the social ethics that was religiously sanctioned in the West consisted in realizing one’s being and in … Continue reading

6 January 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Julius Evola, “Revolt Against the Modern World”

“Those who begin from a particular traditional civilisation are able to integrate it by freeing it from its historical and contingent aspects, and thus bring back the generative principles to … Continue reading

30 September 2013 · Leave a comment

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