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@GayLubeOil @assassin I wrote a little bit about my perception of Nietzsche/Evola differences and the way I see it: Nietzsche embraces Dionysus without Apollo, and Evola prescribes "Dionysian Apollonism" (Ride the Tiger, p.65).
In other words, Nietzsche only made it half way and went insane. The final half is the most important -- the "supreme justification" of one's own law, the transcendent foundation from which you can act without acting (Evola was into Taoism, see wu-wei).
I would love to hear other people's interpretations of Evola's critique on Nietzsche, but I keep seeing this pattern all over Evola's work.
@assassin Evola gains a bit of suspect certainty with his adherence towards "Tradition" whereas Nietzsche remained unencumbered, potentially leading his gift for insight to drive him mad. Even in Evola's book he cites that Nietzsche's nihilism was incomplete, lacking a "Positive" as he puts it.
In short, your suspicion is likely targeted at the constitution of Evola's positive nihilism, keep pushing through it as it answers more questions relevant to modern life than Nietzsche.
@GayLubeOil first of all I respect the time and the effort you put everyday here and the motivation you are for people.
I think Nietzsche is the true Chad and Evola is just an admirer of him and a student of him.
Every free spirit instantly loves Nietzsche but with Evola I don't know something doesn't feel right.
I read him just to understand what you find over there.
@bloodexorcist I do my best not to throw out the baby with the bath water, and whatever criticism I have of the "group" here that I put to paper, it is not from a place of malice or superiority. It is an observation and I wouldn't mind at all if I was proven wrong or if someone corrected an erroneous premise on my part.
@Lkay I also got rings when this went down, along with a barbell set, and I built a squat rack out of angle iron. Shit, I don't even need to go to the gym once this settles down.. Anyways, ring dips are #1 but are a high risk exercise because they are extremely difficult to do with proper form, and doing them incorrectly is suicide for your shoulders. Dips in general are a high risk, high reward exercise, just like deadlifting. Besides ring dips, I also use the rings for pullups, pushups, and front lever progression. They were for sure a worthwhile investment.