Monthly Archives: January 2013

An exercise in pedantism – short notes on Nietzsche

From Nietzsche’s The Gay Science: 297 Being able to contradict.– Everybody knows now that being able to stand contradiction is a high sign of culture. Some even know that the higher human being desires and invites contradiction in order to receive … Continue reading

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Sentences from the dictionary, part 1

Describe to give an account or representation of in words. “Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental” Abandon, give up give up with the intent of never claiming again. “Abandon your life to God”; “We gave up the drowning … Continue reading

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