The proponents of these views would hold the following: When these questions are no longer asked the whole society begins to suffer. God gave his son for the emission of sins, as a sacrifice. How much this dysangelist sacrificed to hatred!
On occasion he would compare the two testaments speaking most favourably of Israelite religion. Suppose we measure pity by the value of the reactions it usually produces; then its perilous nature appears in an even brighter light.
Buddhism is too late, too positivistic, to be shrewd in this way. That is, since something ought to be desired only if it can be desired internalismthen if only x can be desired, then only x ought to be desired assuming that Value Nihilism is false.
And my soul also is a gushing fountain. The first principle for its solution is: How can anyone today still submit to the simplicity of Christian theologians to the point of insisting with them that the development of the conception of God from the "God of Israel," the god of a people, to the Christian God, the quintessence of everything good, represents progress?
To make a hero of Jesus! The whole of the history of Israel could not be used: There is no excuse whatever for their failure to dispose of such a sickly and senile product of decadence.
What Do Ascetic Ideals Mean? Thomas Mann 's essays mention Nietzsche with respect. Who was his natural enemy? Here ancient Greek mythology and the moral critique of the Judeo-Christian tradition feature prominently. An eagerness to refute his ideas, because one has already decided his views are wrong long before one has even started reading his book.
And the will to the economy of the great style: The "hour of death" is no Christian conception: The fact that the essay continues to be controversial nearly years later indicates just how powerful this piece of rhetoric is, albeit dense, often times confusing and circular, and at others too ambiguous for the average reader to understand on his own.
I greatly fear that modern man is simply too indolent for certain vices: Speaking, for example, of the neglect by his contemporaries of his work, Nietzsche writes: However, it is easily just as likely that this could simply be a case of Nietzsche minding his audience, and that for all we know he has some ulterior motive for the divergent viewpoints he expresses in the two correspondences.
For the same reason, he does not ask his followers to fight those who think otherwise: In the jargon of source criticism one might say that Nietzsche believed that the priests and some prophets Deuteronomists? This is all there is of morality.
What was the one thing that Mohammed later borrowed from Christianity? With this aphoristic book in its clear, calm and intimate style Nietzsche seems to invite a particular experience, rather than showing concern with persuading his readers to accept any point of view.
This argument, though, is famously unsuccessful: No one would understand such a god:Nietzsche's View on Religion PAGES 1. WORDS View Full Essay. More essays like this: friedrich nietzsche, nietzsches view on religion. friedrich nietzsche, nietzsches view on religion.
Not sure what I'd do without @Kibin - Alfredo Alvarez, student @ Miami University. Exactly what I needed. On Religion: Rhetorical Devices - on Religion: Rhetorical Devices In Twilight of the Idols Nietzsche discusses his views on Christianity, other philosophers, and authors of his time.
Nietzsche’s main focus, however, is on Christianity and how its actions and views are means to an end. Nietzsche’s Rhetoric and Man’s Worn Out Coins “On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense” was written in by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
In my reading of this text, Nietzsche attempts to persuade his audience to see that intellect is merely human, and that it fabricates the illusion of truth—a reflection. The Anti-Christ. ATTEMPT AT A CRITIQUE OF CHRISTIANITY Friedrich Nietzsche [ ] It does not express the decline of a race, it is an aggregate of forms of decadence flocking together and seeking each other out from everywhere.
It is not, as is supposed, the corruption of antiquity itself, of noble antiquity, that made Christianity. Nietzsches Stil und seine Folgen. München.
Hanser Verlag () esp. pp ff. Thanks to Babette Babich for calling this book to my attention. 6 This is a serious argument and I will return to it -- but it is notably not that of most of those who take note of the Nietzsche’s rhetoric and style.  Nietzsche, Friedrich.
Twilight of the Idols, “Maxims and Arrows” (), section  Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, section  Ibid, section  Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, “Maxims and Arrows,” section  Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, section  See footnote 1, above.Download