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Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books
Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola | Self-Initiated Books

Ride The Tiger: Soul Aristocrat by Julius Evola

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Julius Evola’s 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 re-embrace Traditionalism.

Table of Contents:

Part 1: Orientations
1. The Modern World and Traditional Man
2. The End of a Cycle- Ride the Tiger

Part 2: In the World Where God Is Dead
3. European Nihilism- The Dissolution of Morals
4. From the Precursors of Nihilism to the Lost Youth and the Protest Movement
5. Disguises of European Nihilism- The Socioeconomic Myth and the Protest Movement
6. Active Nihilism- Nietzsche
7. Being Oneself
8. The Transcendent Dimension- Life and More Than Life
9. Beyond Theism and Atheism
10. Invulnerability-Apollo and Dionysus
11. Acting without Desire- The Causal Law

Part 3: The Dead End of Existentialism
12. Being and Inauthentic Existence
13. Sartre: Prisoner without Walls
14. Existence, A Project Flung into the World
15. Heidegger: Retreating Forwards and Being-for-Death- Collapse of Existentialism

Part 4: Dissolution of the Individual
16. The Dual Aspect of Anonymity
17. Destructions and Liberations in the New Realism
18. The Animal Ideal- The Sentiment of Nature

Part 5: Dissolution of Consciousness and Relativism
19. The Procedures of Modern Science
20. Covering up Nature-Phenomenology

Part 6: The Realm of Art--From Physical Music to the Drug Regime
21. The Sickness of European Culture
22. Dissolution in Modern Art
23. Modern Music and Jazz
24. Excursus on Drugs

Part 7: Dissolution in the Social Realm
25. States and Parties-Apoliteia
26. Society--The Crisis of Patriotic Feeling
27. Marriage and the Family
28. Relations between the Sexes

Part 8: The Spiritual Problem
29. The Second Religiosity
30. Death--The Right over Life
Notes
Index

Title: Ride The Tiger: A Survival Manual For the Aristocrat of the Soul 
Author: Julius Evola
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 242
Julius Evola (1898-1974)

Julius Evola (1898-1974), was one of the leading authorities on the world's esoteric traditions, and has only recently become known to more than a handful of English-speaking readers. He was a controversial philosopher and critic of modern Western civilization, and wrote widely on Eastern religions, alchemy, hermeticism, sexuality, politics, ancient traditions, and mythology.