Visit ‘s Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn Page and shop for all Erik von Leftism: from de Sade and Marx to Hitler and Marcuse by Erik von Kuehnelt-. Erik Maria Ritter von Kuehnelt-Leddihn was an Austrian Catholic nobleman and socio-political theorist. Describing himself as an “extreme conservative. 28 quotes from Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn: ‘Who is secure in all his basic needs? Who has work, spiritual care, medical care, housing, food, occasional.

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Whereas greed, pride and arrogance are at the base of unjust discrimination, the driving motor of the egalitarian and identitarian trends is envy, jealousy2 and fear. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars kuehne,t of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Kuehnelt-Leddihn directed some of his most significant critiques towards Wilsonian foreign policy activism. In Liberty or Equalityhis magnum opusKuehnelt-Leddihn contrasted monarchy with vkn and presented his arguments for the superiority of monarchy: Buy Now from Mises Store.

As a rule, they are only weak; they cannot resist temptation and thus give way to their evil drives.

In FebruaryKuehnelt-Leddihn wrote an article arguing against seeking a peace deal to end the Vietnam War. On account of our free will we can make supreme sacrifices which ennobles our very existence. From de Sade and Marx to Hitler and Marcuse.

Liberty or Equality Nov 01, The Left does not wish its dogmas to be examined critically, and it is hardly a surprise that many mainstream liberal publishers rejected Leftism.

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn (Author of Leftism Revisited)

Ritter is a title, translated approximately as Sir leddjhn a Knightnot a first or middle name. Furthermore, Kuehnelt-Leddihn claimed that all democracy is basically totalitarian and that all democracies eventually degenerate into dictatorships.


The old monarchical civilization of Europe was destroyed, and he in particular mourns the fate of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. However, he considered the United States to have been to a certain extent subject to a silent democratic kuehnlet in the late s. The Menace Of The Herd 52 ratings. Religious conservatism Christian right Christian fundamentalism Jewish right Islamic fundamentalism Traditionalist Catholic.

Kuehnelt-Leddihn, an Austrian aristocrat, became in his long career after World War I a historian and world traveler.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He stresses the rejection of democracy by Plato and Aristotle and finds in the Roman Catholic Church of the Middle Ages and the Baroque a libertarian impulse.

An associate of William F. In this sense Nazi Germany has become the Gorgonian Mirror in which a decadent West could study its own features. The intelligent American’s guide to Europe 3. The plans of Woodrow Wilson during and after World War I to spread democracy throughout the world were for Kuehnelt-Leddihn the height of folly.

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

Yet about human nature we get more concrete and more pertinent information from the Bible than from statistics dealing with secondary education, the frequency of bathtubs or the mileage of kueynelt. Topics Mentioning This Author.

Only 3 left in stock – order soon. In the East European civil wars between and Jews were slaughtered for a variety of contradictory reasons, as capitalists and as communists, as friends of the Ukrainians, as Polonophiles, as pro-German-just as it suited the circumstances.

Amazon Leddlhn Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Be the first to learn about new releases! With the Hussites and Martin Luther, by contrast, he has little sympathy. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The answer might be nuns and monks, but the standard reply is ‘prisoners’.


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Monarchism is not based on party rule and “fits organically into the ecclesiastic and familistic pattern of Christian society. However immature, destructive, sterile, and confused, it is a cry of anguish and protest against a mechanized, profoundly leftish age. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. He who accepts no absolute values but clings to polite doubt cannot be tolerant but merely indifferent.

The man would burst into tears.

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Archived from the original on Refresh and try again. Books by Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is no equivalent female form. Contrary to the prevailing kuehnelr that the Nazi Party was a radical right-wing movement with only superficial and minimal leftist elements, Kuehnelt-Leddihn asserted that Nazism National Socialism was a strongly leftistdemocratic movement ultimately rooted in the French Revolution that unleashed forces of egalitarianismconformitymaterialism and kehnelt.

From then on, he wrote for the rest of his life. English Choose a language for shopping. Or, Procrustes At Large. Der rote Faden it was amazing 5. Described as “A Walking Book of Knowledge”, Kuehnelt-Leddihn had an encyclopedic knowledge of the humanities and was a polyglot, able to speak eight languages and read seventeen others. It is, in a sense, leftism to end all leftism.