Category: Nietzsche

Nietzsche as feminist

Posted by luno in Nietzsche, sex differences, feminism, Weininger (Friday June 10, 2005 at 9:02 pm)
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Third proposition. To invent fables about a world “other” than this one has no meaning at all, unless an instinct of slander, detraction, and suspicion against life has gained the upper hand in us: in that case, we avenge ourselves against life with a phantasmagoria of “another,” a “better” life. [Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, […]

Love is murder

Posted by luno in Nietzsche, Weininger (Friday June 10, 2005 at 8:43 pm)
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Nietzsche:
Man has created woman—out of what? Out of a rib of his god—of his “ideal”… [Twilight of the Idols, “Preface,” 1889, sec. 13. (Kaufmann trans.).]
Cf. Weininger:
The real psychology of the loved woman is always a matter of indifference. In the moment when a man loves a woman, he neither understands her nor wishes to […]

 
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