apollo andx shit - What we thought was bad (serfs) is now...

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Rational v. irrational 2. Apollo: rational Dionysius: irrational The principle of the individual=Apollo Dithoram=music associated with Dionysius MALE V FEMALE Dionysius=celebrated by women—they got MADD WICKEDDDD DRUNK AND ESCAPED FROM SOCIAL LIFE – MEN—RATIONAL—SCIENTISTS—BLA BLA BLA Rationality=alone Descartes—thinking alone, by himself, completely isolated Always went from place to place alone Disguises the cruelty of life behind science BAD THAT LIFE IS BECOMING RATIONALIZED—ALSO BECOMING INDIVIDUALIZED—LIKE DESCARTES--NOT LIBERATED FROM THE CONSTRAINTS OF STRUCTURED LIFE—APOLLO IS DEFEATING DIONYSIUS GOOD V BAD Good and bad were considered a long time ago Good determined based on class ranking and place in society Lords: powerful, rich, literate=GOOD Serfs=dirty, smelly, subjects = BAD Started to change Good=priests—who were aristocratic landlords Bad=evil, because religion is good SERFS ARE REALLY GOOD What we thought was good (nobles) is now evil
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Unformatted text preview: What we thought was bad (serfs) is now good BLESSED ARE THE WEAK, THE POOR, THE DOWNTRODDEN Nietzsche looked at the classic goodLandlord Bad=slave ethicsslaves are reactiveonly get mad as a result of something Serfs couldnt revoltafter, people realized that they were goodwhy did they still not revolt? they CHOSE NOT TO! They wanted to keep their roles The Birth of TragedyThe genealogy of morals What was good was now badattitude revolution Nietzsche=can we go BEYOND good and evil? EMOTIONAL V COGNITIVE DIONYSIUN APOLLO !!!! FORMAL=--the REAL TRUTH--Dionysius Representational=Apollo 3. fantasy of Olympus world of illusions forget about the horrors of existence 4. optimistic-scientific, view of the universe knowledge rationality art would no longer be necessary, no longer fulfill its original function knowledge destroys art Was Socrates devoid of the Dionysian? NO Art has a SHITLOAD of shit in it...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PHIL 337 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at Trinity College, Hartford.

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