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About jimbelton

I'm a software developer, and a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and I blog about movies, books, and philosophy. My interest in religious philosophy and the search for the truth inspires much of my writing.

Thus Spake Zarathustra: Scholars

Previous Post: Immaculate Perception From those who only observe, Zarathustra turns to scholars, of whom he has an equally low opinion. * * * When I lay asleep, a sheep eat at the laurel wreath on my head and said … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: Immaculate Perception

Previous Post: The Land of Culture Having spoken of the fragmented worldview of modern man in general, Zarathustra turns to those who claim to be detached observers. * * * When the moon rose yesterday evening, I imagined it was … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Land of Culture

Previous Post: The Sublime Ones From slamming those who think they have found the answers, Zarathustra moves on to the fragmented belief system of present day men. * * * I flew too far into the future and horror seized … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Sublime Ones

Previous Post: Self-Surpassing After addressing the secret of life, Zarathustra talks about the sublime and the beautiful, and the superhero. * * * The bottom of my sea is calm. Who would guess that it hides amusing monsters! My depths … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: Self-Surpassing

Previous Post: The Grave Song After discussing the death of the dreams of youth, Zarathustra reveals the secret of life: the urge to surpass. * * * You wisest ones call that which impels you and makes you ardent “will to … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Grave Song

Previous Post: The Dance of Life From life, Zarathustra turns to death, the destruction of the dreams of youth, and the immortal will. * * * Over there is the grave island, the silent isle. There are the graves of … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Dance of Life

Previous Post: The Night Song Though Nietzche calls this next chapter is called “The Dance Song”, it is actually a dialog between Zarathustra and Life. * * * One evening Zarathustra and his disciples were travelling through the forest. While … Continue reading

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