The Existential Struggle of the West

Thrown into this world Heidegger asked one of the most important philosophical questions, why there is being and not so much “non-being”.  He asked the question of Being (or later written as ‘Beyng’) starting from the analysis of Dasein: there are things, there are natural laws, we are thrown, cast into this world, and we […]

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The World and Eorthe

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 […]

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The Vril: a sinister Feminine Force

The Völkisch Weltanschauung From the end of the 19th century to the 1930’s the Völkisch Weltanschauung in Europe, and Germany in particular, was a clear sign that there was an occult/hidden revolution against the degrading influence of positivist science, industrialism and humanistic enlightenment. The rise of occult and obscure societies like the Thule Gesellschaft and […]

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