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Unformatted text preview: Cameron Hartman PHIL216-002 Nietzsche essay— Prologue part two Part two of Zarathustra’s prologue is from the perspective of the ultimate man. I believe this because it does not appear as if Zarathustra denies God’s existence, but only his relevance. Since he does not deny a god completely, and at the same time does not follow a god, I would consider that being “on the fence,” or to be an ultimate man. Part two of the prologue begins with Zarathustra’s decent from a mountain. On his decent, Zarathustra encounters an old man who tells him he saw him pass by many years ago. The old man correctly assumes that Zarathustra is in the process of transformation from his old ways since their last encounter. The old man tells Zarathustra not to spread his knowledge, or else he would be punished, to which Zarathustra replies that he loves mankind. Zarathustra finds out that the old man stays in the Zarathustra replies that he loves mankind....
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2011 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Hedberg during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11