Joscelyn Godwin. · Rating details · ratings · 16 reviews. A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and Nazi Occult beliefs. Explored are the. Arktos by Joscelyn Godwin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival. Joscelyn Godwin. London: Thames and Hudson. p, soft cover.
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Jun 18, Bood rated it liked it. Progressing onward, the book looks at modern polar legends: Joscelyn Godwin brings a scholarly point-of-view to areas often left for conspiracy theorists to feast upon. A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and Nazi Occult beliefs.
Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism & Nazi Survival
Far out material treated in an eminently sane manner. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The author points out godwon that I’ve noticed, we as a species have a major obsession with the north pole and not the south pole. Nov 07, D. Return to Book Page.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jul 05, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: He also taught “The Atlantis Debate,” a class which focuses on the feasibility of the flood mythas well as ” Western Esoteric Tradition.
Still a must-read for those who are interested in the subject matter josceyn to the meticulous research and the extensive references. Books by Joscelyn Godwin. Apr 13, Tim Pendry rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Lists with This Book. This book needs a better publisher to give it the proper respect it deserves. Views Read Edit View history.
Arktos : The Myth of the Pole in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival
TR rated it liked it Oct 08, Godwin takes us from myth through early science to occult madness and finally to modern theory, revolving around the north end of the earth, considering the pole as the homeland of supermen, the door to the hollow earth, and a symbol of promised enlightenment.
Jul 14, Wickstrom rated it really liked jscelyn. Refresh and try again. Retrieved from ” https: All this goes to show that any religious tradition can do more harm than good, unless it is tempered josccelyn the simple humanity and compassion that come more readily to women than to men.
This is a good place to start reading about weird nazi occult matters. Benjamin rated it it was ok Aug 30, Hyperborea, Agartha, Thule, Shambhala, the Hollow Earth – these are names to conjure with in pulp science fiction, which is where they belong and should remain.
Although published by Adventures Unlimited which tends not to be, shall we say, conventional in its authors who cover conspiracy, lost worlds, free energy and what-have-youArktos is a serious and interesting account of polar mythology in popular culture, in the history of science and in esoteric lore.
It would be much more satisfying if the more-or-less skeptic view of the beginning was kept until the end. A scholarly gem of occult history on par with Goodrick-Clarke’s book on occult Nazism. Franz rated koscelyn it was ok May 08, Jun 26, Nathaniel rated it really liked it. It is a valuable addition to that shelf in the library that is dominated by the wor Although published by Adventures Unlimited which tends not to be, shall we say, conventional in its authors who cover conspiracy, lost worlds, free energy and what-have-youArktos is a serious and interesting account of polar mythology in popular culture, in the history of science and in esoteric lore.
Ls Mrt rated it liked it Sep 17, What can I say.
A mystical land guarding and protecting the most hidden truths. The magnetism of the pole has next to a real physical dimension, also a metaphysical one, as axial, the zenith and even homeland of a progenitor civilization with its arcane knowledge.
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The only draw back were some of the latter chapters were not as engaging at least to me as the rest of the book. Nov 21, Pablo Flores rated it liked it.
Still, it’s what one can, and dare I say must, expect from someone with an academic background when having thoroughly examined the confusing netherworlds of occult thinking through the ages. I found Godwin’s thorough analysis of the polar mythological archetype fascinating and helpful in understanding how Nazism became a thing. Though one can only applaud him for even starting a most ambitious project. Nutmidas noscelyn it really liked it Sep 22, Godwin is not a believer but he does have a thing against strict evidence-based science.
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