Category Archives: Nietzsche

The Evolution of Law in Epicurus and Nietzsche

I recently had the pleasure of reading the highly-recommended book by Nietzsche, The Antichrist. Many of its paragraphs merely served to add depth and detail to some of the things I had previously come to understand from reading his notes … Continue reading

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Nietzsche, Against the Moloch of Abstraction

A virtue must be our invention; it must spring out of our personal need and defence. In every other case it is a source of danger. That which does not belong to our life menaces it; a virtue which has its … Continue reading

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Two Cosmological Models Compared

See Will to Power Reasonings I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XII It’s time to entertain our inner Carl Sagan by comparing the cosmological views of Nietzsche versus those of the Epicurean school. Two … Continue reading

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Against Moirolatry

To submit to fate is to submit to evil, to stop fighting it. – Nietzsche, WtP 1019

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For what does one have to atone most?

For one’s modesty; for having failed to listen to one’s most personal requirements; for having mistaken oneself; for having underestimated oneself; for having lost a good ear for one’s instincts: this lack of reverence for oneself revenges itself through every … Continue reading

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Nietzsche on Introversion

See Will to Power Reasonings I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII and IX The issue of introversion in Nietzsche and in society deserves separate and focused attention. Introverts, in spite of their unique contributions that they are uniquely … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Our Gardens

The meaning of our gardens and palaces (and to this extent also the meaning of all desire for riches) is: to remove disorder and vulgarity from sight and to build a home for nobility of soul. – WtP 941 Here … Continue reading

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