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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche - we invent Then shatters his lantern...

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Friedrich Nietzsche Background  Born in Germany. Was a professor until he got sick, and eventually went crazy. Spent a  great deal of time defining good and evil while believing that morality protects the  weakest members of society. As an elitist, his works are meant for the “few” of society.  The Gay Science  * Mentions the death of God through a grieving madman and searched the  meaning of style as defining a person The madman enters the street of atheists and claims we are all the murderers of God. He  questions how we are to cleanse ourselves of our sin, what sacred process should 
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Unformatted text preview: we invent? Then, shatters his lantern and states he has come too early, now is not his time. “The deed is still more distant from them than the most distant stars- and yet they have done it themselves” Goes into various churches and notes their position as the tombs of God. Thus Spoke Zarathustra * Most famous/difficult. Modeled after Bible and argues this is the only life Zara comes into town to teach the overman. The overman evolves from man and...
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