03 March 2009

Like a treasure coming to the surface

The Waldgang is not to be understood as a form of Anarchism directed against world technology (technik), although this is a temptation, particularly for those who strive to regain a myth. Undoubtedly, mythology will appear again. It is always present and arises in a propitious hour like a treasure coming to the surface, but man does not return to the realm of myth, he re-encounters it when the age is out of joint and in the magic circle of extreme danger...
 - Ernst Jünger.

2 comments:

  1. From the home page of that site:
    "My musical interests are now devoted to my own participation in traditional folk song and learning to play a concertina" - Rik, 7 March 2008

    Naturally.

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  2. That's a great skill to have in a depression. Get a donkey, ride from town to town playing your concertina...

    I found that site looking for Jünger stuff and never bothered to examine it. I notice there is a review of 101 Dalmations in the Film section.

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