Until recently, it was said at all levels of government that Russia is part of Western civilisation, a European country, and indeed it is, it is a child of the West, it is obvious that the West is older, more central and more responsible to its own civilisation, or one can even say that the West is a father, a parent. According to the formula 'Russia is a European country', the West taught Russia what it could do and what it could not do. Yes, the baby was huge and formidable but, from the West's point of view, wild, stupid and probably sick.
Today I am particularly concerned about an important question: can we finally break out of cultural one-dimensionality in our interpretation of events, and in particular of the last significant historical incident we experienced, namely Prigozhin's march on Moscow? When will our thinking stop being flat and one-dimensional and turn to the depths of meaning that lie behind the surface of historical phenomena?
I have noticed that the consciousness of many people [Russian citizens, ed.] cannot cope with the events of 24 June. So they tend to say: 'it didn't happen'; 'it wasn't real'; 'they were there on purpose'. This is the only way to numb the acute pain of what happened.
The future remains a mystery, an open book that no one can read with certainty. The same can be said about the present and the past; our understanding of them is far from absolute, resulting in diverse interpretations. The future is even more uncertain, especially when considering the ongoing brutal and intimidating conflict we are experiencing now—a battle waged against the united forces of the West.
Many are beginning to realise that what is happening cannot be explained in any way by the analysis of national interests, economic trends or energy policy, territorial disputes or ethnic tensions. Almost all the experts who try to describe what is happening with the usual pre-war terms and concepts appear at least unconvincing and often simply stupid.
Author follows the metamorphoses of Logos in post-modern society. He claims that we assist the dissipation of logical structures and suggests the chain Logos - logic - logistic - logeme, starting from global concept of universal order to complete atomization.
In any case, in order to analysis, from a sociological point of view, the content of postmodern society, i.e. to be a competent sociologist of the 21st century, it is absolutely necessary to operate with a set of sociological knowledge related to all three paradigms - pre-modern, modern and postmodern -, to know their key points, to understand the general structure of the respective societies, to be able to reconstruct the main poles, strata, status and roles of each type of society. This is necessary for the following reasons.
We read the thesis of the total mobilization in the context of Heidegger, and what do we get out of it? Exactly what Andrei was saying, that total mobilization means changing how one exists. According to Heidegger, there are two fundamental ways of existing, i.e. Dasein: inauthentic and authentic. When Dasein, that is, our human presence, the thinking presence, asks in the world what existence is and turns to its essence and comes face to face with death, because it is death that is the main existential of Dasein.
Many are beginning to realize that what is happening is in no way explained by national interest analysis, by economic trends or energy policy, by territorial disputes, or by ethnic contradictions. Virtually any expert who tries to describe what is happening in the usual terms and concepts of pre-war times looks at the least unconvincing, and more often than not, simply stupid.
Exiled for three centuries by the Modern, the traditional world suffers from an inability to project its future with the inevitable collapse of the first and last remaining political theory of the Modern.
The First Russian TV channel Tsargrad launched a new TV project "The ABC of Traditional Values". A series of expert talks by three Russian thinkers on the foundations of Russian existence and the Russian future. Konstantin Malofeev, Alexander Dugin and Archpriest Andrei Tkachev analyse the Foundations of State Policy for the Preservation and Strengthening of Traditional Spiritual and Moral Values, approved by Vladimir Putin. The first, introductory section deals with Tradition itself.
The 20th century was a century of rivalry between three ideologies. Some managed to reign for several centuries (liberalism), others for decades and years (communism and national socialism). But their demise seems obvious to us. All three ideologies, daughters of the New Age philosophy, have left the space of politics. The era of modernity has come to an end.
We encounter a very similar model of radical Sufism in the writings of the Azerbaijani poet, Imadeddin Nasimi (c. 1369-1417), who also wrote in Turkic (as well as in Farsi and Arabic). Nasimi was a follower and student of Fazlullah Naimi (1339-1401), the founder of a particular trend in Sufism — Hurufism. Hurufism was a current within Sufism, analogous to the Jewish Kabbalah.
Presentation given by Israel Lira on Saturday, April 29 in the framework of the Global Conference on Multipolarity and Fourth Political Theory thanks to the organization of cultural and social movement Nova Resistencia of Brazil, The International Russophile Movement and The Thinkers Forum of China, under the direction of the Tsargrad Institute (Moscow)
Let us look at the main actors in the war unfolding in Ukraine. Here we can refer to the 'geopolitical chessboard' metaphor introduced by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Obviously, the territory of Ukraine, and to some extent Russia, is a 'chessboard' on which the global geopolitical confrontation is taking place. At the same time, Kiev itself, as everyone has long understood, has no independence or subjectivity: it is simply a tool that the main actors, primarily those playing against Russia, move at their discretion. Like any metaphor, the 'geopolitical chess' scheme we propose certainly has weaknesses and limitations, but if it helps to shed light on what is happening, this alone justifies its existence.