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Friedrich Nietzsche‘s ”Beyond Good and Evil” (Part 1/2)

Theory & Philosophy

In this episode, I present the first half of Friedrich Nietzsche's "Beyond Good and Evil." If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy 


16 Oct 2021

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SharkPod #92 ”Becoming the Übermensch” - Friedrich Nietzsche

SharkPod Podcast

What is up SharkNation!  On this episode, Luke and Mark dig into Frederick Niche's philosophy on becoming the Übermensch. Niche's practical approach to self improvement should be interesting to any listerer who is striving to be the best version of themselves.  Luke and Mark cover the three metamorphoses described by Niche in his book Thus spoke Zarathustra.  Metamorphosis 1: The Camal. The Camel does what society expects and plays by the rules. He does well but becomes resentful over time.  Metamorphosis 2: The Lion. The Lion rejects cultural norms and rebels against values that society tries to force on him.  Metamorphosis 3:The Child. The Child represents pure creation and freedom. The last step on the way to being superman.  For Feedback: Luke@shark.ie 


13 Oct 2021

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Early Greek Philosophy & Other Essays by Friedrich Nietzsche A Level Philosophy Student Books

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Early Greek Philosophy & Other Essays (Version 2)by Friedrich NietzschePublication date 2021-03-31Usage Public Domain Mark 1.0Creative Commons LicensepublicdomainTopics librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, tragedy, language, morality, essays, homer, music, Greek, ethics, schopenhauer, gender, truthLibriVox recording of Early Greek Philosophy & Other Essays by Friedrich Nietzsche. (Translated by Maximilian August Mugge.)Read by John Van Stan“The essays contained in this volume treat of various subjects. With the exception of perhaps one we must consider all these papers as fragments. Written during the early Seventies, and intended mostly as prefaces, they are extremely interesting, since traces of Nietzsche's later tenets—like Slave and Master morality, the Superman—can be found everywhere. But they are also very valuable on account of the young philosopher's daring and able handling of difficult and abstruse subjects. "Truth and Falsity," and "The Greek Woman" are probably the two essays which will prove most attractive to the average reader.” - Summary by Maximilian Mügge, Translator.section one of early greek philosophy and other essays by friedrich nietzsche translated by maximilian auguste muga this librivox recording is in the public domain the greek state preface to an unwritten book 1871 we moderns have an advantage over the greeks in two ideas which are given as it were as a compensation to a world behaving thoroughly slavishly and yet at the same time anxiously eschewing the word slave we talk of the quote dignity of man end quote and of the quote dignity of labor end quote everybody worries in order miserably to perpetuate a miserable existence this awful need compels him to consuming labor man or more exactly the human intellect seduced by the quote will end quote now occasionally marvels at labor as something dignified however in order that labour might have a claim on titles of honor it would be necessary above all that existence itself to which labor after all is only a painful means should have more dignity and value than it appears to have had up to the present to serious philosophies and religions what else may we find in the labor need of all the millions but the impulse to exist at any price the same all-powerful impulse by which stunted plants stretch their roots through earthless rocks out of this awful struggle for existence only individuals can emerge and they are at once occupied with the noble phantoms of artistic culture lest they should arrive at practical pessimism which nature abhors as her exact opposite in the modern world which compared with the greek usually produces only abnormalities and centaurs in which the individual like that fabulous creature in the beginning of the horation art of poetry is jumbled together out of pieces here in the modern world and one and the same man the greed of the struggle for existence and the need for art show themselves at the same time out of this unnatural amalgamation has originated the dilemma to excuse and to consecrate that first greed before this need for art therefore we believe in the quote dignity of man end quote and the quote dignity of labor end quote the greeks did not require such conceptual hallucinations for among them the idea that labor is a disgrace is expressed with startling frankness and another piece of wisdom more hidden and less articulate but everywhere alive added that the human thing also was an ignominious and piteous nothing and the quote dream of a shadow end quote labor is a disgrace because existence has no value in itself but even though this very existence in the alluring embellishment of artistic illusions shines forth and really seems to have a value in itself then that proposition is still valid that labor is a disgrace a disgrace indeed by the fact that it is impossible for man fighting for the continuance of bare existence to become an artist in modern times it is not the art needing man but the slave who determines the general conceptions the slave who according to his nature must give deceptive names to all conditions in order to be able to live such phantoms as the dignity of man the dignity of labor are the needy products of slavedom hiding itself from itself woeful time in which the slave requires such conceptions in which he is incited to think about and beyond himself cursed seducers who have destroyed the slave's state of innocence by the fruit of the tree of knowledge now the slave must vainly scrape through from one day to another with transparent lies recognizable to everyone of deeper insight such as the alleged quote equal rights of all end quote or the so-called quote fundamental rights of man end quote of man has such or the quote dignity of labor end quote indeed he is not to understand at what stage and at what height dignity can first be mentioned namely at the point where the individual goes wholly beyond himself and no longer has to work and to produce in order to preserve his individual existence and even on this height of quote labor end quote the greek at times is overcome by a feeling that looks like shame in one place plutarch with earlier greek instinct says that no nobly born youth on beholding the zeus in pisa would have the desire to become himself a phidias or on seeing the hera in argos to become himself apologet and just as little would he wish to be in an acrion philatus or archelocus however much he might revel in their poetry to the greek the work of the artist falls just as much under the undignified conception of labor as any ignoble craft but if the compelling force of the artistic impulse operates in him then he must produce and submit himself to that need of labor and as a father admires the beauty and the gift of his child but thinks of the act of procreation with shame faced dislike so it was with the greek the joyful astonishment at the beautiful has not blinded him as to its origin which appeared to him like all quote becoming end quote in nature to be a powerful necessity a forcing of itself into existence that feeling by which the process of procreation is considered as something shame-effacedly to be hidden although by it man serves a higher purpose than his individual preservation the same feeling veiled also the origin of the great works of art in spite of the fact that through them a higher form of existence is inaugurated just as through that other act comes a new generation the feeling of shame seems therefore to occur where man is merely a tool of manifestations of will infinitely greater than he is permitted to consider himself in the isolated shape of the individual now we have the general idea to which are to be subordinated the feelings which the greek had with regard to labor and slavery both were considered by them as a necessary disgrace of which one feels ashamed as a disgrace and as a necessity at the same time in this feeling of shame is hidden the unconscious discernment that the real aim needs those conditional factors but that in the need lies the fearful and beast of prey like quality of the sphinx nature who in the glorification of the artistically free cultural life so beautifully stretches forth her virgin body culture which is chiefly a real need for art rests upon a terrible basis the latter however makes itself known in the twilight sensation of shame in order that there may be a broad deep and fruitful soil for the development of art the enormous majority must in the service of a minority be slavishly subjected to life's struggle to a greater degree than their own once necessitate at their cost through the surplus of their labor that privileged class is to be relieved from the struggle for existence in order to create and to satisfy a new world of want accordingly we must accept this cruel sounding truth that slavery is of the essence of culture a truth of course which leaves no doubt as to the absolute value of existence this truth is the vulture that gnaws at the liver of the promethean promoter of culture the misery of toiling men must still increase in order to make the production of the world of art possible to a small number of olympian men here is to be found the source of that secret wrath nourished by communists and socialists of all times and also by their feebler descendants the white race of the quote liberals end quote not only against the arts but also against classical antiquity if culture really rested upon the will of a people if here inexorable powers did not rule powers which are law and barrier to the individual then the contempt for culture the glorification of a quote poorness in spirit end quote the iconoclastic annihilation of artistic claims would be more than an insurrection of the suppressed masses against drone-like individuals it would be the cry of compassion tearing down the walls of culture the desire for justice for the equalization of suffering would swamp all other ideas in fact here and there sometimes an exuberant degree of compassion has for a short time opened all the floodgates of culture life a rainbow of compassionate love and of peace appeared with the first radiant rise of christianity and under it was born christianity's most beautiful fruit the gospel according to saint john but there are also instances to show that powerful religions the long periods petrify a given degree of culture and cut off with inexorable sickle everything that still grows on strongly and luxuriantly for it is not to be forgotten that the same cruelty which we found in the essence of every culture lies also in the essence of every powerful religion and in general in the essence of power which is always evil so that we shall understand it just as well when a culture is shattering with a cry for liberty or at least justice a too highly piled bulwark of religious claims that which in this quote sorry scheme end quote of things will live i.e must live is at the bottom of its nature a reflex of the primal pai


25 Sep 2021

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Brad Feld: “Friedrich Nietzsche is the Patron Philosopher of Today’s Entrepreneurs”

Something Ventured -- Silicon Valley Podcast

Brad Feld’s latest book (with David Jilk) is “Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche (A Book for Disruptors)”. Those familiar with Brad’s “Feld Thoughts” blog, will find the unexpected title – unsurprising. While reading Nietzsche (um, yes) Brad noted that his favorite personality was a “free spirit: An obsessed individual with a vision of the future and the will to make it so, a rebel who creates the future with childlike enthusiasm.”  That, thought Brad, sounded a lot like…an entrepreneur. The book is “a modern Art of War, connecting the dots to our high-tech business environment”. Each short chapter takes a quote from Nietzsche and applies it to an area of entrepreneurship. Brad Feld has been a famous venture capitalist for a long time.  He has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. He currently runs Foundry group, which he co-founded. Before that Brad co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars. Brad is a writer and speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship. He’s written a number of books as part of the Startup Revolution series and writes the blogs “Feld Thoughts” and “Venture Deals”. https://somethingventured.us/ https://feld.com/


15 Sep 2021

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Ep 48 Friedrich Nietzsche ohhhh the controversy

Alternative Philosophy

I was interested in the morality challenging ideals of this philosopher and i haven't been disappointed. He's an unusual thinker and has lots of interesting thoughts and quotes to learn from. I might not agree with the man but the unusual stuff he has claimed in his literature definitely gets you thinking. 


23 Aug 2021

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Ayn Rand, and Anton Szandor LaVey

A Satanist Reads the Bible

I find that LaVey’s ideas clearly fall in line with those that were either exclusive to Rand or shared between her and Nietzsche, and this is the thesis that I’ll be defending in this essay. Transcript with citations available at asatanistreadsthebible.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/asatanistreadsthebible/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/asatanistreadsthebible/support


17 Jul 2021

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Close Reed #12: Friedrich Nietzsche - On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life

The Reeds Podcast

Three out of four Reeds members discuss Nietzsche's essay on the use and abuse of history. Nietzsche begins by claiming that history studied in and for itself, as objectively as possible, is a dangerous and corrosive enterprise. History ought to 'serve life', to direct cultures, and to be an individual's guide to action. We discuss the three types of history he outlines which serve life (monumental, antiquarian, critical), and the ways in which Nietzsche claims that the objective-scientific history of his day (and ours as well) has weakened modern man's personality, leading to cultural and personal degradation. We also spend some time at the end trying to figure out what Nietzsche means by truth. 

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3 Jun 2021

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The Life and Ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche with Guest Carson Knox

Open Door Philosophy

This week we visit with Nietzsche scholar Carson Knox. In addition to Nietzsche's biography and unique writing style, we cover well known Nietzschean ideas such as the Will to Power, Eternal Recurrence, and the Ubermensch. Please check out our website at opendoorphilosophy.com where you can find more information about the show and get access to our booklist. Also, feel free to email us any questions or any quotes you want us to review on the podcast by emailing opendoorphilosophy@gmail.com You can also find us on Twitter @opendoorphil and Instagram @opendoorphilosophy If your life is in need of some philosophy, the door is always open!


1 Jun 2021

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Episode 4: Not Believing in Fiction (Friedrich Nietzsche VS Mark Twain)

MoStache PodCast 2.0

This week we dive into the mustaches of Friedrich Nietzsche and Mark Twain. How is better? Who sucks? Check it out with your favorite beer and find out.


23 May 2021

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Friedrich Nietzsche: The Use And Abuse Of History

Millerman Talks

An overview of Friedrich Nietzsche's book The Use and Abuse of History. michaelmillerman.ca


3 May 2021