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Unformatted text preview: 4.2.3 Nietzsche I. 7-17 I) Value a. (7) Knightly Aristocratic Value – “powerful physicality”, “flourishing abundance”, “overflowing health” i. What serves to preserve it: war, adventure, dancing, war games 1. These are “vigorous, free joyful acts” b. Priestly Value – impotent, which grows in them vengeful hatred i. Called the “most evil enemies” ii. Jews (the most priestly people) wanted revenge on the noble so they inverted their values, calling the poor and wretched good and pious and the rich and noble godless and damned iii. (8) A love grew from this hatred, the love was Jesus 1. The “Redeemer” made the poor and wretched holy and so did exactly what the Jews wanted 2. The Jews crucified him and denied their real instrument of revenge before all the world so that the world “could unhesitatingly swallow just this bait” a. This was a blow against “noble ideals” 3. (9) This disposed of “the masters” and the morality of “the herd” won a. This poison of the herd (mixing of races) has overrun and the only thing holding some back from the alluring poison is the church itself, which is so boorish that it actually repels instead of seduces II) Morality a. (10) Slave Morality – instead of developing from affirmation of itself, slave morality is exercised by saying NO to whatever is “outside” of itself i. Needs outside stimulus in order to survive ii. Good and evil...
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- Winter '05
- Philosophy, Value theory