Guillaume Faye

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Guillaume Faye
Guillaume Faye (2015)
Guillaume Faye (2015)
Born(1949-11-07)7 November 1949
Angoulême, France
Died7 March 2019(2019-03-07) (aged 69)
OccupationAuthor, politician, journalist
GenreNon-fiction, journalism, politics

Guillaume Faye (French: [faj]; 7 November 1949 – 7 March 2019)[1] was a French journalist, writer, and advocate of identitarianism as part of the French New Right. Continuing the tradition of Giorgio Locchi, Faye was instrumental in positioning Islam as the nemesis of the Western world. His various articles and books suggested an incoherence of ideology in postwar Europe and a quest for a nemesis necessary for the templative fascism to win support. Earlier in his career, anti-Semitism permeated his work; later on, criticism of Islam took that role. Faye has also inspired emulations in translation, such as the American Jason Reza Jorjani, former editor of the New Right publisher Arktos Media, who propagated a version of spiritualistic identitarianism, similar to conceptions found in Faye's book Archeofuturism (1998), in his own book World State of Emergency (2017).

Career[edit]

With a PhD from the Paris Institute of Political Studies, Guillaume Faye was one of the major theorists of the French New Right (Nouvelle Droite) in the 1970–80s. A former member of Alain de Benoist's New Right organisation GRECE, he took part in the splitting of the organization in 1986 alongside Yann-Ber Tillenon, Tristan Mordrelle, and Goulven Pennaod. At that time he was close to nationalist neo-Pagans. Simultaneously, he made his way up as a journalist, namely in Figaro Magazine, Paris-Match, VSD etc. Faye also led a journal called J'ai Tout Compris! (I Understood Everything!) which closed down soon after.

In 1987, Faye withdrew from politics. In 1990, he took part in Skyrock radio station as 'Skyman'. He also appeared in Telematin episodes on the France 2 TV channel from 1991 to 1993. In 1998, he finally returned to politics after publishing some essays on various subjects such as culture and religion. Several of these essays were collected into his major work, Archeofuturism, which was published in English translation in 2010. This book lays out his fundamental ideas, including his opposition to immigration, his dismissal of contemporary European politics, his call for a pan-European government, and his concept of archeofuturism, which involves combining traditionalist spirituality and concepts of sovereignty with the latest advances in science and technology.[2]

In 2000, Faye relaunched J'ai Tout Compris! as a monthly edition where he expresses his ideas: Faye predicts an abolition of European societies due to massive immigration, and a total war between the West and the Islamic world, endorsing the "clash of civilization" theory.

He took part in the Rivarol journal and regularly collaborated with Pierre Vial's Terre et Peuple neo-Pagan group. He also participated in conferences abroad, such as with the US nationalist group American Renaissance on 3 March 2006.

Faye has been criticized for his "extremism" by Alain de Benoist in a March 2000 interview published in the Italian review Area, close to the Alleanza Nazionale.[3]

In 2007, he published La Nouvelle question juive (The New Jewish question) in which he strongly criticized Holocaust deniers and many Third Positionists and anti-Zionists (such as Alain Soral or Christian Bouchet), who he accused of sympathy for Islamism. As a response, he was accused of being a "national-Zionist".

Several of Faye's books have been translated into English and published by Arktos. These include Archeofuturism – European visions of the post-catastrophic age (2010), Why we Fight – manifesto of the European resistance (2011) and Convergence of Catastrophes (2012).

Death[edit]

After a long battle with cancer, Faye died on March 7, 2019.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Le Système à tuer les peuples, Copernic 1981.
  • Contre l'économisme, Le Labyrinthe, 1983.
  • Sexe et Idéologie, Le Labyrinthe, 1983.
  • La Nouvelle société de consommation, Le Labyrinthe, 1984.
  • L'Occident comme déclin, Le Labyrinthe, 1984.
  • Avant-guerre, Carrère, 1985.
  • Nouveaux discours à la Nation Européenne, Albatros, 1985.
  • Europe et modernité, Eurograf, 1985.
  • Petit lexique du partisan européen (collaborator), Eurograf, 1985.
  • Les Nouveaux enjeux idéologiques, Le Labyrinthe, 1985.
  • La Soft-idéologie (collaborator as Pierre Barbès), Robert Laffont, 1987.
  • Le Guide de l'engueulade, Presses de la Cité, 1992.
  • Viol, pillage, esclavagisme, Christophe Colomb, cet incompris : essai historico-hystérique, Grancher, 1992.
  • Le Manuel du séducteur pressé, Presses de la Cité, 1993.
  • L'Archéofuturisme, L'Aencre, 1999. English translation: Archeofuturism, Arktos, 2010.
  • La Colonisation de l’Europe: discours vrai sur l’immigration et l’Islam, L’Æncre, 2000. English translation: The Colonisation of Europe, Arktos, 2016.
  • Les Extra-terrestres de A à Z, Dualpha, 2000.
  • Pourquoi nous combattons: manifeste de la résistance européenne, L’Æncre, 2001. English translation: Why We Fight: Manifesto of the European Resistance, Arktos, 2011.
  • Chirac contre les fachos, GFA, 2002.
  • Avant-guerre, L’Aencre, 2002.
  • Le coup dEtat mondial: Essai sur le Nouvel Impérialisme Américain., L’Æncre, 2004. English translation: A Global Coup, Arktos, 2017.
  • La congergence des catastrophes., L’Æncre, 2004. English translation: Convergence of Catastrophes, Arktos, 2012.
  • La Nouvelle Question juive, Le Lorre, 2007.
  • Sexe et Dévoiement, Les éditions du Lore, 2011. English translation: Sex and Deviance, Arktos, 2014.
  • L'Archéofuturisme V2.0 : nouvelles cataclysmiques, Le Lorre, 2012. Engloshtranslation: Archaeofuturism 2.0, Arktos, 2016.
  • Mon programme: Un programme révolutionnaire ne vise pas à changer les règles du jeu mais à changer de jeu , Les Éditions du Lore, 2012.
  • Comprendre l'islam, Tatamis, 2015. English translation: Understanding Islam, Arktos, 2016.
  • Guerre civile raciale, Éditions Conversano, 2019. English translation: Ethnic Apocalypse: The Coming European Civil War, Arktos, 2019 (foreword by Jared Taylor)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Scianca, Adriano (7 March 2019). "È morto Guillaume Faye, l'uomo che ha cambiato il pensiero non conforme europeo". Il Primato Nazionale (in Italian). Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  2. ^ Michael O'Meara, "Foreword to Guillaume Faye's Archeofuturism", Counter-Currents Publishing, 10 September 2010.
  3. ^ Jean-Yves Camus, La Nouvelle droite : bilan provisoire d’une école de pensée, La Pensée, March 2005.

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