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On 28 November, for the state-owned Romanian RadioCioran recorded a speech centered on the portrait of Corneliu Zelea Codreanuformer leader of the movement, praising te and the Guard for, among other things, “having given Romanians a purpose”. Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism a view which was also present in various articles Cioran wrote at the time,  and which aimed to establish ” urbanization and industrialization ” as “the two obsessions jtopie a rising people”.
Suicidehistoigeethicsliterature. However, Cioran’s pessimism in fact, his skepticismeven nihilism remains both inexhaustible and, in its own particular manner, joyful; it is not the sort of pessimism which can be traced back to simple origins, single origins themselves being questionable.
Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land. A decision taken by the Court of Appeal of Paris stopped the commercial sale of the collection. Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann.
When Cioran’s mother spoke to him uyopie abortion, he confessed that it did not disturb him, but made an extraordinary impression which led to an insight about the nature of existence “I’m simply an accident. After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again.
# PHILOSOPHY /// Utopia and Apocalypse by Emil Cioran
Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”. Successively, The Book of DelusionsThe Transfiguration of Romaniaand Tears and Saintswere also published in Romania the first two titles have yet to be translated into English. University of Iowa Press.
Cioran published books only in French thereafter. His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism. While in Berlinhe became interested in the policies of the Nazi regimecontributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed that “there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler “,  while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —”what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken” and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescudescribed himself as “a Hitlerist “.
Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. According to Cioran, as long as man has kept in touch with his origins and hasn’t cut himself off from himself, he has resisted decadence.
Pessimism characterizes all of his works, which many critics trace back to events of his childhood in his mother uistoire reputed to have told him that if she had known he was going to be so unhappy she would have aborted him. His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling. Preoccupied with the problems of death and suffering, he was attracted to the idea of suicidebelieving it to be an idea that could help one go on living, an idea which he fully explored in On the Heights of Despair.
Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “.
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Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romaniapublished in English ingives an in-depth analysis of The Transfiguration.
Why take it all so seriously? Wikiquote has quotations related to: Today, he is on his way to his own destruction through self-objectification, impeccable production and reproduction, excess of self-analysis and transparency, and artificial triumph. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.
However, in Marchthe Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the manuscripts. He revisits suicide in depth in The New Godswhich contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject. Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and stupid”.
Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism. He mentioned that Bach and Dostoyevsky were the two great obsessions of his life, but that while his passion for Dostoyevsky ended up diminishing somewhat, his obsession with Bach “remained intact”.
Retrieved from ” https: He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”. Although Cioran was never a member of the group, it was during this time in Romania that he began taking an interest in the ideas put forth by the Iron Guard —a far right organization whose nationalist ideology he supported until the early years of World War IIdespite allegedly disapproving of their violent methods.