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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Stillest Hour

Previous Post: Manly Discipline Finally Zarathustra’s time with his disciples once again comes to an end, and he gives this final message before once more returning to solitude. * * * What has happened to me, my friends? You see … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: Manly Discipline

Previous Post: Redemption It’s not the climb, it’s the downward slope that’s terrible! The downslope, where the gaze shoots downwards, and the hand grasps upwards. There, the heart becomes giddy through its double will. Friends, do you see my own heart’s … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: Redemption

Previous Post: The Soothsayer One day when Zarathustra crossed over the great bridge, cripples and beggars surrounded him. “Look here, Zarathustra!” a hunchback said to him. “Even the people learn from you, and acquire faith in your teaching. But for them … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Soothsayer

Previous Post: Great Events “I saw a great sadness come over mankind,” said the soothsayer. “The best have become weary of their works. A doctrine appeared, a faith ran beside it: ‘All is empty, all is alike, all has been done!’ … Continue reading

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The Wanderer and His Shadow

Here’s my modern English adaptation of Friedrich Nietzsche’s “The Wander and His Shadow”, which is a prologue to the second half of his book of aphorisms, “Human, All Too Human”. “It is so long since I’ve heard you speak,” said … Continue reading

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