By Julius Evola
During this booklet, Julius Evola analyses the Fascist flow of Italy, which he himself had skilled first-hand, frequently as a vocal critic, all through its whole heritage from 1922 till 1945. Discussing - and disregarding - the misuse of the time period 'fascism' that has received frequent popularity, Evola asks readers to not let the very fact of Italy's defeat within the moment international warfare to distract us from making an aim research of the ideology of Fascism itself, because the defeat used to be the results of contingent conditions and the personalities of these who led it, instead of flaws that have been inherent in Fascism as an concept. Evola praises these facets of Fascism which he believes to were in keeping with the simplest traditions of ecu governance, specifically the Classical Roman culture, whereas he continues to be serious of these points which ran opposite to this excellent, resembling its socialist, proletarian and totalitarian trends, in addition to what he observed as its petty moralism. Evola additionally distinguishes among the Fascism of the 'Twenty Years' among 1922 and Mussolini's overthrow in 1943, and the 'Second Fascism' of the Italian Social Republic, which he regarded as even more tricky. He likewise criticises the Fascist racial doctrine for being in accordance with fake ideas. often quoting Mussolini's personal phrases, Evola provides the center of the Fascist perfect, arguing that, for all its flaws, it is still more advantageous to the political procedure which has given that arisen to exchange it. Julius Evola (1898-1974) used to be Italy's most excellent traditionalist thinker, in addition to a metaphysician, social philosopher and activist. Evola was once an expert at the world's esoteric traditions and one of many maximum critics of modernity. He wrote widely at the historical civilisations of either East and West and the realm of culture, and was once additionally a critic of the political and religious pursuits of his personal time from a conventional standpoint.
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All this could have been reduced to what is essential, unified and reorganised, and here obviously we should refer to what we said about the establishment of an ‘Order’, which could have served as an essential nucleus within the Upper House. Despite all this, anyone who decides to make a comparison between the present Chamber of Deputies and especially the new Senate in Italy by considering them from the point of view of principles, in which, to a large extent, the absurd electoral principle of absolute democracy has been extended, should not have to hesitate, if he is asked to give his opinion concerning them.
This cannot be accepted as a valid element of the Fascist system, even if it is not legitimate to hypothesise the future in relation to the developments that the regime could have had if force majeure  had not provoked its collapse, and even if we must acknowledge the validity of the objection that the existence of forces which did not follow the new course, or followed it only passively, rendered every hasty evolution dangerous in the normalising, anti-dual sense we mentioned before. And what happened after twenty years of this regime is, in this regard, rather eloquent.
Parties in the democratic system are not simple representatives of categories of interests. Tactically, they appear rather in a sort of contest or competition for the best defence of the interests of this or that group of voters. In reality, however, each of them has a political dimension, that is, each has its own political ideology. They do not recognise interests and considerations that transcend them, they participate in the ‘empty state’, and each one aims at the conquest of power, which leads to a totally chaotic and inorganic situation.