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Lecture 7

Lecture 7 - Nietzsche
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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHI3377
Professor
Sonia Sikka
Semester
Fall

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Sept. 30, 2013 NIETSCHE ON RELIGION  P. 74 – the religious nature  The soul – religious soul – great soul that’s gone astray, become twisted  Faith – Pascal – having faith in the presence of something objective  There isn’t a God, so insofar as religious beliefs, they are false  Analyze the psychology of the religious person, not question the existence of God  Christianity and sacrifices – powerful exercise of the will to power  Genealogy of morals - Morality of slaves – slave religions which advance slave morality – master (well, happy, pleasurable, dominant, politically powerful, values system determined accordingly – Greek morality) first happy, second negative. Slave (Christianity – arose from enslaved people, Jews, suffering, hardship, sacrifice which are anti-nature and anti-life, negative and reactive) based on something negative, is reactive morality.  P. 78 #49 Greek vs. Christian morality (affirmative vs. negative)  P.81 #55 cruelty – towards others and the self (psyche)  Religion twists will to power – arises ascetism – denial of the will – pleasure of inflicting cruelty and denial upon oneself  M
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