Guillaume Faye is a French journalist and writer. Contents. 1 Career; 2 Bibliography Several of these essays were collected into his major work, Archeofuturism, which was published in English translation in This book lays out his. Archeofuturism, an important work in the tradition of the European New Right, Guillaume Faye was one of the principal members of the famed. In Archeofuturism, which became a cult classic in some circles, Guillaume Faye stipulated that the twenty-first century would not develop in line.
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The politicians and the experts, who possess neither audacity nor imagination, reject every radical solution.
I had heard occasionally of this book, but very vaguely. We therefore welcome the opportunity to encounter an author not well-known in America, and are grateful to Arktos Media. They always prefer little solutions, tactical or rigged, compromises that please an electorate with cold feet, always respecting the status quo.
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He prophesises a series of catastrophes between andbrought about by the unsustainability of the present world order, which he asserts will offer an opportunity to rebuild the West and put Archeofuturism into practice on a grand scale. The new societies of the future will finally abolish the aberrant egalitarian mechanism we have now, whereby everyone aspires to become an officer or a cadre or a diplomat, even though all evidence suggests that most people do not have the skills to fulfill those roles.
The first is the cancerisation of the European social fabric. My name is Jeanne Riquetout and I am witness to the very rapid end of a civilisation that was born thousands of years ago. Faye faces this problem head on and if his solution is seems questionable and Utopian, he deserves the credit of highlighting the dilemma. After departing in due to his disagreement with its strategy, he had a successful career on French television and radio before returning to the stage of political philosophy as a powerful alternative voice with the publication of Archeofuturism.
This is the illusion of the Communist conception of solidarity. Alas, I think that is already too late. As a synthesis of Eighteenth-century political philosophy often badly understoodhuman rights is the inescapable horizon of the dominant ideology. For a long time a system can be worn away from inside by an endemic crisis; it holds out for a long time and then, suddenly, everything tips over. Despite his provincialism, Faye has a sound instinct for homing in on some of the genuinely important issues of our time and viewing them in a global perspective, even when and this is often the case here his global perspective is obscured by the incidental historical luggage which weighs his book down.
MacLean was an American neuroscientist who developed the triune theory of the human brain, postulating that, over the course of its evolution, the brain was actually made up of three distinct elements: Notes Translated from French. In fact, while it is not well organized to convey a coherent message, a coherent message nonetheless comes through quite clearly. Yet he understands that “progress” based on ever-increasing egalitarianism cannot be sustained and will collapse in the near future, dragging the current version of European civilization down with it in a “convergence of catastrophes” before Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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On the other hand, scientific and technical progress may prove and often does prove, destructive of tradition. We have passed the point of no return. Here is a taste:. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. No one is looking at the dashboard or the fuel gauge. All this resembles the billiard player who imagines that after four or five rebounds his ball will automatically guilluame into the hole.
For a Two-Tier World Economy 5. Europe will collapse under the weight of old people; then its ageing countries will see their economies slowed and handicapped by payments for healthcare and retirement benefits for unproductive citizens; in addition, the ageing of the population will dry up technical and economic dynamism.
The first attempts to correlate the current global archeofturism with the end of modernity as a consequence of the failure from fundamentally unrealistic, egalitarian ideologies that maintain our civilization at present.
They know there is much talk made about them but want more and more. At the same time, it owes nothing to the respectability and detachment from reality which can make cowards of many writers.
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A tree, apparently in good health, falls down during the first storm, although no one suspected that its insides were eaten away.
The ideology of human rights is above all strategically used to disarm European peoples, by making them feel guilty about almost everything.
He speculated that the supposed advances of modern life were actually harmful to humanity, since they had removed humans from the biological effects of natural competition and replaced it with the far more brutal competition inherent in relations between individuals in modern societies. The basis of intellectual honesty and the key to ideological success lie in the ability and courage to address the real problems, instead of attempting to avoid them.
All consequences have to be considered. The machine is racing. Quinn Quintilian Edouard Rix C.
This is the illusion of indefinite development. Tags What are tags? Nevertheless, in spite of Faye’s questionable choice of representative examples of environmental humanism, his point is clear enough.
Challenging many assumptions held by the Right, this book generated much debate when it was first published in French in Archeofuutrism displacing their traditional cultures with industrialisation, the nations of the South, in spite of a deceptive and fragile economic growth, have created social chaos that is only going to get worse.