Ecce Homo has ratings and reviews. Glenn said: For whom am I writing this review? If Nietzsche were by my side I suspect he would want me to. In late , only weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche ( ) set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one. Ecce Homo is an autobiography like no other. Deliberately provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the genre and pushes his philosophical positions.
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Nietzsche lived on for another 10 years, an extinct volcano, looked after and preserved as a zombie monument by his mother and the detested Elisabeth. I do understand that he is saying that slave mentality places pointless limits on our achievements and that it is only in allowing ourselves to transcend those limitations that we have any hope of living a life worth living.
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From this moment forward all my writings are fish hooks: Until the very end of nietzwche year I had no girlfriend. When I wage war against Christianity I am entitled to this because I have never experienced misfortunes and frustrations from that quarter- the most serious Christians have always been well disposed toward me.
Conclude infatti “Sono stato compreso? So it was necessary that Mankind be told who he was, in order that it finally take notice of his work.
That a well-turned-out person pleases our senses, that he is carved from wood that is hard, delicate, and at the same time smells good. To comprehend this requires courage and, as a condition of that, an excess of strength: Scholars who at bottom do little nowadays but thumb books—philologists, at a moderate estimate, about a day—ultimately lose entirely their capacity to think for themselves.
As a part of this discipline I refrained from masturbation. For example, Koehler – who believes the syphilis that eventually rotted the philosopher’s brain was contracted in a male brothel in Genoa – suggests that the prime attraction of Messina, which Nietzsche visited inwas a homo-erotic colony nearby.
Another utterly enlightening book and one more proof that Nietzsche was way ahead of his time and all times as a matter of fact. This is a question any aspiring reader of Nietzsche must ask.
Ecce Homo by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
One reason, presumably, is that in the thousands of pages of notebooks, letters and books he produced, many “ideas” were tried out; he did not care the least about contradicting himself, even in print. Although Kaufmann and others have entertained the bommo that he may have gone mad through some physical agency, such as tertiary syphilis, my little experience suggests that one may actually be able mietzsche think oneself to psychosis.
Apr 30, Gaurav nietzsfhe it it was amazing Shelves: For five or six hours! On an even simpler level – John Carey’s, for example – Nietzsche remains tragically misunderstood. The Will to Power.
I also hkmmo that in a world where God is dead that we are responsible for our lives and our morality and that responsibility is paramount. Consistent with this approach, the most vivid image we have of him is to be gained not from the prolonged soak of biography but through EM Cioran’s quick dip:.
If you haven’t read Nietzsche – Twilight of the Idols is a better place to start than here. Views Read Edit View history.
But having quills is a waste, even a double luxury when one can choose not to have quills but open hands. How much one feels is beneath one!
That which is called idol on the titlepage is quite simply that which has hitherto been called truth. This time of disequilibrium and hormonal topsy-turvy ordinarily settles down into the next phase of life: Withoutabox Nistzsche to Film Festivals. This is, in the end, my average experience and, if you will, the originality of my experience.
All the problems of politics, social organization and education have been falsified because one mistook the most harmful men for great men. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I attach value to this definition.
I got up, turned on the miserable fluorescent on the desk, sat down. The intoxicating discovery of “the volcanic ecxe of this Dionysian force, erupting from the dark, instinctual depths of the human psyche” was so crucial to Nietzsche’s thought as to sustain him when he became a renegade from academia, a lonely wanderer lodging in simply furnished rooms. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But it was published later, even though his sister and mother consigned to the flames the copy of the manuscript he had sent to them.
They are not free to know: Thus I did not lose any good will and actually gained not a little. How much one feels beneath nietzscne He reaches final reckonings with his many enemies, including Richard Wagner, German nationalism, “modern men” in general, and above noetzsche Christianity, proclaiming himself the Antichrist.
Superman in the mirror
In the letters he wrote in Bologna during his last weeks of relative sanity to the two remaining contacts he maintained, he was ebullient, at a new peak above all his previous manic phases – everything was so perfect then, his health, the weather, the music, the food. About Ecce Homo In lateonly weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one of the most intriguing yet bizarre examples of the genre ever written.
Cate follows him every step of the way – or almost. If not, I will describe it. In the train that was taking him to Basel, the one thing he always asked for was a mirror.
This is not an endorsement of biographical kiss-and-tell, but since these investigations have been made, they deserve, at the very least, to be addressed. He no longer knew who he was, kept looking for himself, and this man, so eager to protect his identity, so thirsty for himself, had no instrument niezsche hand but the clumsiest, the most lamentable of expedients.
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Up until this point of his life, the disparity between the enormity of his task and the superficiality of his fellow human beings had as consequence that nearly no one had taken notice of him outside of a few academic philologists, who had derided him, and the Wagnerians, who had seen him as a useful tool – and none of these had taken notice of his actual task, as he saw it.
In this book one can clearly see his state of mind shortly before he became king, emperor, god: From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy And then I negate a type of morality that has become prevalent and predominant as morality itself—the morality of decadence or, more concretely, Christian morality. In any case, my dream of reason having led to nightmare, I retreated from the fulness of ambition, stopped seeking chance encounters with Mindy, started masturbating again and shared this story with a friend or two.