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Subject: Re: Material needs are first
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 17:55:41 -0800


"Physiologists should think again before positing the "instinct of
preservation" as the cardinal drive in an organic creature. A living thinks
wants above all to discharge its force: "preservation" is only a consequence
of this. --Beware of superfluos teleological principles!  The entire concept
of "instinct of preservation" is one of them."

WP 650

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From: Juan Cruz <juancarloscruz-AT-hotmail.com>
To: <nietzsche-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu>
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2000 3:54 PM
Subject: Material needs are first


> Basic material needs precede the emotional needs no matter what the
> idealists say. Taking care of the self is a sign that the individual
> recognizes dangers in the universe. Recognizing threats demonstrates an
> understanding of the physical self. It is reasonable to conclude that
> concern with the physical self precedes the awareness of concern for the
> emotional self. While a child might instinctively want human contact, it
> only understands the need for food and other basic physical needs.
>
> >From: Paul Weighell <pweighell-AT-earthlink.net>
> >Reply-To: nietzsche-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> >To: nietzsche-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> >Subject: Re: USA knows better or knew better
> >Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 15:02:01 -0800
> >
> >Have you read Ayn Rand`s "For the new intellectual"?
> >The parallels ( and incompatibilities) with Nietzsche
> >may amuse you.
> >Juan Cruz wrote:
> >
> > > And Fredrich said that the Germans could be something greater but a
lot
> >of
> > > things corrupted them and turned them away from their goal or to be a
> >great
> > > nation or the most powerful nation in the world. But (alcohol, beer,
> > > idealism in the education system, christianism) and more things which
we
> > > don't have control of turned them away from being great. USA has a lof
> >of
> > > alcohol but with more strict rules, USA's Political Philosophers and
> > > policy-makers know better or knew better with regards to the
> >killing-power
> > > effect of alcohol.
> > >
> > > >From: Zhonu-AT-aol.com
> > > >Reply-To: nietzsche-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> > > >To: nietzsche-AT-lists.village.virginia.edu
> > > >Subject: Re: Truth and the enahncement of the quality of life
> > > >Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 14:43:00 EST
> > > >
> > > >Didn't N. say that the last Christian died on the cross.  N. hatred
> >starts
> > > >with St. Paul because he made guilt the basis of Christianity not the
> > > >miraculous "son of God" attitude which Christ preached. In another
> >sphere
> > > >Kaufmann says that the 'Blond Beast' was not Aryan but beer which the
> > > >German
> > > >youth of his time were wasting their time.
> > > >Chris
> > > >
> > > >
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