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Unformatted text preview: Nietzsche - inspired the idea of sacrifice that TM talks about Nietzsche maintains that the trajectory that's driven by the inevitable human pain, life seems to be meaningless - humans develop the idea of god to cope with this God gave us life, we owe him for giving us life Creditor-debtor relationship - we always felt guilty because we could never repay god Our attempt to pay god back for this life is to give him the life of something else (animals) We kill this animal, god will be happy - we are trying to get away from our contract with God Sacrificial activity - Nietzsche says that it is the wrong idea He wants us to enjoy life READ Nietzsche! The quotes will be on the next exam Underline all quotes about resentment, slave and master, action/reaction dichotomy, eternalized guilt from bad conscience Holocaust means sacrifice, some take issue with this - sacrifice entails something good coming from it, or choosing to do it for good reasons Dr evens wants to continue to use sacrifice because in his opinion, sacrifice follows a certain form -...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2010 for the course ANTH 146 taught by Professor Evens during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07