Rebellion of the Spirit

nietzscheIn conjunction with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the German Consulate General in NYC hosted an event on Nietzsche — himself a Protestant, showing the toxic individualism and socialism that his philosophy engendered.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is the modern representative of a form of individualism which strikes at all convention and public opinion, and seeks not only to overturn every accepted way of life and conduct, but to denounce every notion of submission to a higher will and every unselfish virtue as a sign of slavery and decadence…”Life is will for power.” Today we see (at Yale) those who are rejecting the historic works of “white men” nonetheless following the animal instincts and base impulses of Nietzsche.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s