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Philosophy

Understanding Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

October 29, 2021

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ posits a world where apes are given an evolutionary push by aliens who place monoliths all around the galaxy for them to find. It makes them journey through wormholes and the aim is to become a ‘star child’, an evolved human. […]

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Philosophy

Zarathustra and Nietzsche’s Übermensch

October 29, 2021

Zarathustra in Nietzsche’s ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ is convinced that philosophical enlightenment and evolving to become superman or Übermensch would improve a person dramatically. […]

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Philosophy

Nietzsche and the Ethics of Guilt

October 28, 2021

Nietzsche understood our inherent desire to not attach ourselves with evil or any of its connotations. When language uses the categories of ‘good’ and ‘evil’, it ties straight to guilt and blame, thus trapping and suppressing us. […]

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Philosophy

Nietzsche’s Language of Good and Evil

October 28, 2021

Nietzsche believed that the language we’ve developed has trapped us in a certain unhealthy position, and the primary surface manifestation of the problem is our continued captivity to the language of good and evil. […]

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Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche: God Is Dead

October 27, 2021

Friedrich Nietzsche’s most famous utterance is “God is Dead”. He felt that the repercussions of this were huge, but that it had not been fully comprehended by people yet. […]

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Philosophy

Übermensch: The Future of Humanity

October 25, 2021

Übermensch, as Nietzsche saw it, was a man not bound by conventional morality. It wasn’t necessarily a male and wasn’t genetically superior either. It was an individual who could, through his will power, master his own self. […]

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