Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra Part 2

2nd part + (half the the 3rd part)



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  • Brian

    "This was my first manly prudence; that I allow myself to be deceived so as not to be on guard against deceivers."

    October 2, 2013

  • Rick O.

    More Stylistic flourishes I'm enamored with:

    On Redemption: the construction (to me) is in the Style of the Synoptic Gospels. Compare the statement by the dwarf "But why does Zarathustra speak otherwise to us than to his disciples" with the statement by Christ "To you I show the way to the Kingdom of God, to the rest I speak in parables." The other chapters closing Bk II are a series of dreams and parables.

    Also the line "And this too, is justice, this law of time that it must devour its children." Kronos (=time) devoured all his children - except 1 - Zeus - the bringer of the New Law.

    Zarathustra the godless. Anyone can be godless, but to be godless with Reverence - that's hard.

    1 · October 2, 2013

  • Brian

    blessed are the sleepy, for they shall soon drop off - Z

    September 27, 2013

  • Rose B

    by "half of part 3," do you mean sections 1-8 ("the wanderer" through "on apostates")?

    September 25, 2013

    • Brian

      I didnt calculate anything. We just want to finish the rest of the book in two meetings. So that sounds good - whatever looks equal.

      September 25, 2013

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