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That further seems to imply that the blond beasts are not fit for society (society being a thing Nietzsche regards as good), whereas the herd are not good at being human.
Thus human nature itself seems in a way incoherent for Nietzsche.
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This commentary is part of The Atlas Society's 2000 online "Cyber Seminar" entitled " Nietzsche and Objectivism ." In this post, I briefly note some of the more interesting points that struck my notice in the second and third essays of The Genealogy of Morals.A lengthy introduction, annotated bibliography, and index make this an extremely useful guide for the classroom and advanced research.Christa Davis Acampora is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.(He also attacks it as grounded ultimately on faith, but that is less interesting to me.) This raises a very interesting question for Objectivists: exactly what is the nature of “objective ideals”?Back to Part One, On Human Nature and Values spider ID=1380 Donate to The Atlas Society Did you enjoy this article? Our digital channels garner over 1 million views per year.At ii.16, Nietzsche seems to say that a social existence requires bad conscience.Later, he asserts clearly, however, that bad conscience is not something suffered by the blond beasts of prey but rather something which they force others to suffer.The book presents a cross section of contemporary Nietzsche scholarship and philosophical investigation that is certain to interest philosophers, intellectual and cultural historians, and anyone concerned with one of the master thinkers of the modern age.church is the most horrible thing that has happen to men kind etc.That is, one important way in which social institutions are reshaped to new functions involves reinterpreting their meaning in society, reconceptualizing them as it were.This is a very Foucauldian idea, and I would expect to find this a favorite passage of Foucault and other postmodernists.