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Hardness

Posted by luno in Nietzsche (Saturday July 23, 2005 at 2:31 pm)
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Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, 1889, Kaufmann translation, “The Hammer Speaks”.
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, III: On Old and New Tablets, 29.
“Why so hard?” the kitchen coal once said to the diamond. “After all, are we not close kin?”
Why so soft? O my brothers, thus I ask you: are you not after all my brothers?
Why so soft, […]

 
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