Philosophy 2065F/G Lecture Notes - The Foundations, Cesare Borgia, Amor Fati

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The greatest new event- that god is dead", that belief in the. Christian god is no longer credible- is already beginning to cast shadows across europe. With god the world has meaning, but without god the world is meaningless. Without god, there is no objective being to which everything is measured. The declarations that god is dead says there is no objective value. Any objective value is that which we created. Truth is also relative, therefore there is no truth. Evil then becomes a matter of perspective depending on how it relates to the individual. There is no god that sets the standard. "god is dead" implies for nietzsche a new understanding of the world without beginning and without a goal. There is of course morality, but everything is what we have created for the world, not god. Nothing is true" and all is allowed. " the foundations of morality is gone. There is no god, therefore anything is allowed.

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