Nietzsche's Revaluation of All Values

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November 24, 2012

 

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Modern man, with its "advanced" morality, was, in truth, decaying on the inside. Claims of morality merely masked modern man's decay: he is veiled behind moral formulas and concepts of decency?. [not] to mask human malice and villainy?. [but] it is precisely as tame animals that we are a shameful sight?...
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[but] it is precisely as tame animals that we are a shameful sight?. The European disguises himself with morality because he has become a sick, sickly, crippled animal that has good reasons for being "tame". [GS 352] Nietzsche believed this to be a form of nihilism because mankind valued precisely what was halting his advancement...
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