Rene Guenon on the ‘Defence of the West’

by Mercurius Aulicus

Today one hears from many quarters of the “defence of the West”, but unfortunately it does not seem to be understood that it’s chiefly against itself that the West needs to be defended, that the greatest and most formidable of the dangers that threaten it stem from its own present tendencies.

Rene Guenon, The Crisis of the Modern World.

(via Handbook of Traditional Living)