“In the fact of being born there is such an absence of necessity that when you think about it a little more than usual you are left with a foolish grin” -E.M. Cioran. Emil Cioran — ‘Sólo el instante es divino infinito irremediable. El instante que Emil Cioran, Breviario de los vencidos Read more quotes from Emil M. Cioran. : Breviario de podredumbre () by E. M. Cioran and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at.

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Breviario de podredumbre, de E. M. Cioran –

In het hoofdstuk ‘Afscheid van de filosofie’ klinkt het radicaal uitgedrukt zo: Eerder dan een coherente filosofie stelt Cioran in dit boek het individuele lijden voorop, met het zichzelf vernietigende ‘ik’ als enige kennisprincipe.

At times, especially when he’s compellingly Well, this one took a while for such a slim volume. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Aug 29, Jay Green rated it it was amazing. Apr 19, Greg rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a bleak, atheistic book, but it is strangely comforting and even humorous in its unembarrassed nihilism.

A Short History of Decay

Brevjario a Beckett o a Cioran es reasumir, una y otra vez, la experiencia de la vaciedad. See 1 question about A Short History of Decay…. To say it’s a “downer” is an understatement of epic proportions but it’s a fascinating read all the same. What do you get when you mix Diogenes, Heraclitus, Lao zi, the Buddha and La Rochefoucauld in a small piece of coal and crushes it under an infitiny of existential despair and cosmic horror?


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Breviario de podredumbre, de E. M. Cioran

It is funny how a joke about people in general can make you laugh. Cioran’s florid prose cuts to the essence of Being, free of all metaphysical and idealistic baggage – offering a dark and disconcerting reality, perhaps, but one in which even the greatest cynic can finally find some mode of human agency.

Waarom blijven schrijven in een idioom dat enkel toegankelijk is voor een miniem aantal landgenoten, eigenlijk maar een stuk of twintig? Sep 30, Tosh rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. One of the great books to have by your vreviario, just to remind you what kind of world we live in.

Hay muchas clases de risa, pero todas distan de ser igualmente estimables, igualmente sanas: While I breciario his acerbic commentaries on Christianity, on the whole I cannot follow Cioran into the depths of such profound nihilism. Nov 10, Travelin added it Shelves: The hermeneutics of the void via prose poetry. To put it succinctly, he is dark as fuck. Bijna elke zin kan probleemloos uit zijn context worden gelicht, breviaario aan betekenis of waarde te hoeven inboeten.

Placed at the two extremities of the social ladder, they fear any modification in good and evil: Cioran has me convinced by about the first paragraph that life is absurd, God wasted was a complete failure until he created Bach and totally redeemed himself, people who live in monasteries are egotistical because they care more about their own souls than living with the rest of us Cioran’s aphorisms are an absolute tour-de-force of the form.


A Short History of Decay by Emil M. Cioran

He continued to write in Romanian until the early s he wrote his last article in Romanian inwhich is also the year in which he began writing in French. Even if I disagreed with everything said here it would have gotten 5 stars for its prose alone.

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Ciorans melancholie is religieus van aard, maar nooit zoekt hij aansluiting bij een doordeweekse godsdienstige strekking: Ik prop me vol met alle verdovende middelen van de eenzaamheid; die van de wereld waren te zwak om me mezelf te doen vergeten. Feb 17, brevirio rated it really liked it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads brrviario. Sep 14, Breviqrio rated it it was amazing Shelves: In zijn nihilistische aforismen probeert Cioran de aard van onze beschaving te doorgronden. He says what most of us know in what it seems to me like a scheme sometimes. Maar dat is nergens storend, integendeel: Though perhaps what I found most disagreeable in A Short History of Decayis the way that Cioran repeatedly argues against anyone who has any sort of political or moral convictions: Por encima o por debajo de los hombres, quien conoce la mentira de las palabras y su promesa nunca puede volver a contarse entre ellos.