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Subject: Re: Of the Three Metamorphoses
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 06:57:18 -0600



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Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: Of the Three Metamorphoses


> Years, decades, centuries pass and the same petty, low-life idiot
arguments are
> made - in this case by the SAME stupid subjects - as if they once held
water.
> Always the feminist, or the leftist, or the little fascist - Nietzsche's
> typology could not be right because of his resentment of...the Chandala in
all
> its forms, and above all as self-professed semi-literate analphabetism.

Thanks for the words of wisdom. It isn't really about ressentiment, however,
it is about the dualisms the SEEM to remain present in N's later thought. In
Z, he seems to try to overcome dualisms with the WP, but there is  a way in
which N reinforces dualism in BGE.

I say SEEM because maybe we are misreading him with ressentiful eyes.  There
are some problems in N. Even if these dualism are within each, posited more
as a continuum than as 'opposites,' the order of rank smells funny.  And it
ain't because it goes against 'equality.'


If one
> is distracted one might even come to believe in Freud's penis envy.  Hey,
thanks
> to post-modernity prostheses of all sorts are now available.  Can't you
girlies
> go play 'exhibit me and my reconciliations' on some more deserving anus
mundi?
> If you can confuse resentment with rejection of all base values, you
should not
> open thy archenterons, oh infamous bitches.  Become anorexic by barfing
food not
> words!
>
there is no confusion here. N DOES posit in places the need to 'destroy'
base types, while acknowleding a need for a slavery class, he knows that
base natures will eat away at the 'peoples,' i.e. the goal of the overman.
The pathos of distance comes in here, but there still seems to be a way in
which N is unable to affirm the smallest man. And while a rejection of
values isn't the same as disgust with man, N does seem to exhibit a disgust
with man.


> Nietzsche
>
> PS - Fuck all masses, classes, races, majorities, parties, churches and
little
> communities.  Thought and desire are for the few and small.

i'm so glad that we have a 'higher man' in our presence.

Thank you.



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