A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and Nazi Occult beliefs. The author investigates legends of a Golden Age, which some claim ended in a prehistoric catastrophe, a shift in the earth's axis. This engrossing and sometimes hair-raising voyage through cosmology, occultism and conspiracy theory leads to startling revelations about the secrets of the Poles. Explored are the many tales of an ancient race said to have lived in the Arctic regions, such as Thule and Hyperborea. Together these qualities make him an excellent teacher. We need to listen to both to acquire a true understanding of the nature of phenomena such as polar shift! Novum utroque atomorum te eos.
Explored are the many tales of an ancient race said to have lived in the Arctic regions, such as Thule and Hyperborea. There is also more of an emphasis than I expected in the early chapters on Nazi ideology of northern heritage and Aryanism but the emphasis is fitting and certainly doesn't overwhelm the rest of the book. Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and Religion in Analytical Psychology. I recognize a sophisticated application of social science theories as well as originality of interpretation in his work. As Jehovah was the tribal deity of the Jews, it followed that they were devil worshipers. It is a valuable addition to that shelf in the library that is dominated by the work of Goodrick Clark and it is a useful guide to the fringe science and theosophical speculation of a world now lost. Arktos is the first book ever written on the archetype of the Poles; celestial and terrestrial, North and South.
Book is in Used-Good condition. The last few chapters, covering the more scientific takes on polar shifts and the like, seem as if they have been jogged with the rest to give at least some voice to the more rationalist and objectively empirical demarcations on the subject. Reque officiis splendide per cu, delenit accusata nec an. Dicit possit eam an, liber vocent accusata vim ei. All other races are the progeny of the demiurge's beast-men, native to the planet. He notes how the spritual nature of some of the Nazi officials destroys the idea that engaging with spiritual ideas necessarily leads to enlightenment and kindness.
Explored are the many tales of an ancient race said to have lived in the Arctic regions, such as Thule and Hyperborea. Thanks to this book, I'm going to have to re-read Edgar Allen Poe's Message in a Bottle and Lovecraft's Mountains of Madness. Falli omnesque vivendum eos ad, ei hinc diceret eos. Although published by Adventures Unlimited which tends not to be, shall we say, conventional in its authors who cover conspiracy, lost worlds, free energy and what-have-you , Arktos is a serious and interesting account of polar mythology in popular culture, in the history of science and in esoteric lore. Hyperborea, Agartha, Thule, Shambhala, the Hollow Earth - these are names to conjure with in pulp science fiction, which is where they belong and should remain. From an Antarctic perspective, the book is quite unconcerned with the factual existence of the continent.
It goes through things like Nazi occult ideas related to the poles and the history of the concept of the polar shift. This is examined in the light of the latest geological theories, as are. Well, this was a disappointment. Arktos: Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival. In a series of interviews between 1936 and 1939, Jung characterized Hitler as an archetype, often manifesting itself to the complete exclusion of his own personality. In ullum ludus evertitur nec. This is examined in the light of the latest geological theories, as are predictions of a coming pole-shift.
The author points out something that I've noticed, we as a species have a major obsession with the north pole and not the A very interesting read, lots of references to Zoroastrian mysticism and the archetypes of a filed that requires more scholarly research. She regarded the survival of the light-skinned minority of among an enormous population of many different Indian races after sixty centuries as a living tribute to the value of the Aryan caste system Goodrick-Clarke, Black Sun, p. Because of his study and experience with New Religious Movements of many kinds, he is able to separate what is bizarre but permissible in our society based on religious freedom from what is actually criminal. Joscelyn Godwin brings a scholarly point-of-view to areas often left for conspiracy theorists to feast upon. Non-fiction: Joscelyn Godwin: Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival Adventures Unlimited Press, 1996 Arktos is a book about the idea of poles and polar regions in occultism.
This engrossing and sometimes hair-raising voyage through cosmology, occultism and conspiracy theory leads to startling revelations about the secrets of the Poles. Pages and cover are clean and intact. The book Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival, by scholar , discusses theories about surviving Nazi elements in. This book demonstrates the power that symbolism can exert on the human mind. All this goes to show that any religious tradition can do more harm than good, unless it is tempered by the simple humanity and compassion that come more readily to women than to men. Savitri Devi integrated Nazism into a broader framework of Hindu history. The magnetism of the pole has next to a real physical dimension, also a metaphysical one, as axial, the zenith and even homeland of a progenitor civilization with its arcane knowledge.
This is a scholarly, objective and insightful look at some of the most insane conspiracy theories and occult beliefs of the last few centuries. Some scientists think so and priests and occultists have believed in polar shift for millennia, even back when the only pole they knew was the one the sky turns around. Audire dissentiunt mediocritatem an nam, at erat accumsan usu, volutpat. The author points out something that I've noticed, we as a species have a major obsession with the north pole and not the south pole. Some groups, such as , and , have explicitly stated that is not common among their members. Chapters include: Prologue in Hyperborea; The Golden Age; The Imperishable Sacred Land; The Northern Lights; The Arctic Homeland; The Aryan Myth; The Thule Society; The Black Order; The Hidden Lands; Agartha and the Polaires; Shambhala; The Hole at the Pole; Antarctica; Arcadia Regained; The Symbolic Pole; Polar and Solar Traditions; The Spiritual Pole; The Catastrophists; The Uniformitarians; Polar Wandering; more.
Description A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and the Nazi Occult beliefs. It would be much more satisfying if the more-or-less skeptic view of the beginning was kept until the end. This distinction is by no means clear in the public mind, and it is also often difficult for social workers and law-enforcers to comprehend it…. His scrupulous academic research is blended with an eloquence of expression. This is a scholarly, objective and insightful look at some of the most insane conspiracy theories and occult beliefs of the last few centuries.