“The Unsaved” – John GRAY

The certitude that there is no salvation is a form of salvation, in fact it is salvation. Starting from here, one might organise our own life as well as construct a philosophy of history: the insoluble as solution, as the only way out.E. M. CIORAN 1. Saviours The Buddha promised release from something we all… Continue lendo “The Unsaved” – John GRAY


“Encounters with the void” (E.M. Cioran)

The Hudson Review, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring, 1970), pp. 37-48 Transl. by Frederick Brown THE MORE WE PONDER Buddha's last exhortation: "Death is inherent in all compound things. Work relentlessly for your salvation"-the more we are disturbed by the impossibility of feeling ourselves an aggregate, a transitory, if not fortuitous combination of elements. We… Continue lendo “Encounters with the void” (E.M. Cioran)

“Falling into Salvation in Cioran” (Joseph Acquisto)

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature, vol. 38: Iss. 1, Article 2, 2014. Abstract: While, at first glance, there seems to be very little room in the thought of E.M. Cioran for the notion of salvation, a closer look reveals that Cioran returns constantly to the vocabulary and the concept of redemption. This article… Continue lendo “Falling into Salvation in Cioran” (Joseph Acquisto)