The culture of sensibility steadily broadened the arena within which humanitarian feeling was encouraged to operate, extending compassion to animals and to previously despised types of persons including slaves, criminals, and the insane and generating a reformist critique of forms of cruelty that had once gone unquestioned.
Who has the courage for that? Here is an open glimpse into this dark workshop. Just wait a moment, my dear Mr.
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It is a careful and crafty light rumour-mongering and whispering from every nook and cranny. It seems to me that people are lying; a sugary mildness clings to every sound. Weakness is going to be falsified into something of merit. One beats the dog one loves the most. Perhaps this misery may be a preparation, a test, an education, perhaps it is even more—something that will one day be rewarded and paid out with huge interest in gold, no, in happiness.
This workshop where man fabricates ideals—it seems to me it stinks from nothing but lies.
Just wait a minute more! Have you not noticed the perfection of their sophistication, their most daring, refined, most spiritual, most fallacious artistic attempt. These cellar animals full of vengeance and hatred—what are they making right now out of that vengeance and hatred?
Have you ever heard these words?
If you heard only their words, would you suspect that you were completely among men of resentment? Am I hearing correctly? But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.
Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death. The heart of every sin is idolatry because it all comes back to us trying to be our own god.
Augustine said temptation has three stages — suggestion, imagined pleasure and consent. We get into trouble with step two. At his best, which by any measure is most of the time and in his opinion all the time, Nietzsche provokes dialogue.
Does anybody agree with all his conclusions? Can anyone forget the experience of reading him?
Nietzsche insists that we follow any argument all the way to its logical end, even if the end is awful. He is right to demand this consistency of us. A delightful thing about Nietzsche: He has no time for poseurs of any sort.
He loathes Christians, but he is equally mocking of the effete atheists of Parisian cafe culture. What do you really want? John Mark Reynolds is the president of The Saint Constantine School, a school that aspires to preschool through college education.
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He was provost at Houston Baptist University where he was instrumental in starting the graduate Apologetics program and a cinema and new media arts major. He is an owner of the Green Bay Packers. If you want to understand the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, you have to start where he started, with the premise that there is no God and that Christian monotheism had all been a big mistake.View Leanna Orr’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community.
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