The Overman / Übermensch In our Acéphalic Mysticism the Nietzschean Übermensch is a central figure. Let us refer to Heidegger in his reading of Nietzsche, namely Heidegger described the Übermensch as a “Caesar with the Soul of Christ”. For Heidegger and for us the Übermensch is a most spiritual and a-gnostic figure. He is “not an […]Read More The Übermensch as Caesar
Let me present to you a number of poetically beautiful statements from Georges Bataille’s Programme of Acéphale. For academics today an intruiging ‘historical’ document, for us a huge source of inspiration. We must not forget that Bataille truly captured the accelerationist spirit, the spirit of speed and violence of the early 20th century. […]Read More Violence, myth and mysticism as heterogeneous forces
Heidegger saw angst or anxiety as a response of the Western man to the fact that he has become ‘rootless’, that he has become a wanderer or nomad in the contemporary technological world. Although, we have concluded before, that this rootlessness is nothing but a feeling, we do see the destuctive effects of the oblivion […]Read More The necessary transgression of Angst
Picture taken during a hike in the Pays Des Collines “The poets tell us of the field’s growing verdant, of the valley, and of the flowing of the rivers that are wide open around prophetic mountains. This is a strange geography: a description of the Earth that we barely understand at first, assuming that we […]Read More The Heimat and her gods
The Eternal Cult of Speed and Violence. One’s inner Struggle never ceases and the Alchemical Process is never ending. As heroic individuals in this Kali Yuga we have no choice but to contribute to the Greater Cause each according to his /her talents. No egocentric actions but selfess actions. There is no place for hubris […]Read More Marching on!
“To be the leader – not: to go in front, but: to be able to go alone, which means, however, to bring the aloneness of Dasein to Silence and to do so positively versus the pretensions of individual “existence”.’ Heidegger, ponderings II – VI, 52 This type of leader is most Sovereign and he embodies […]Read More The Leader
The World For Heidegger’s Weltanschauung the World and Eorthe are two important elements. The World is the sphere of human activities and relationships, which Georges Bataille calls the homogeneous world or the world of work. On the one hand the modern world is characterised by (state) laws, contracts, business, profit and commercialism – something Alain […]Read More The World and Eorthe