6: The Law of Society

July 9, 2015

Landscape with a Church, painted by Domenico Quaglio the Younger.

The law of society consists of all things, placed alongside one another, complementing and embellishing one another.

Sacred
Majestic
Noble
Excellent
Decent

Take the words decent, excellent, noble, majestic, and sacred. They make up an ascending gradation.

Carriage rideHaving a counter-revolutionary spirit, man will desire a society in which, alongside many decent things might exist various excellent, noble, majestic, and sacred things.

Empress Zita and her son Crown Prince Otto during the former's coronation as Queen of Hungary in 1916. Painting by Gyula Éder (1875-1935)

And then man will naturally create a society which, within this almost fluid order of things, achieves admirable variety and perfect unity.

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O Universo é uma Catedral: Excertos do pensamento de Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira recolhidos por Leo Daniele, Edições Brasil de Amanhã, São Paulo, 1997

[Nobility.org Translation]

 

1: of the Laws of Unity

2: The Law of Harmonic Transition

3: The Law of Proportion

4: The Law of Symetry

5: The Law of Monarchy

 

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