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Twilight of the Idols and The Antichrist

Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: Classics, Non-fiction
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The last works completed before Nietzsche's final years of insanity, Twilight of the Idols and The Antichrist contain some of his most passionate and polemical writing. Both display his profound understanding of human nature and continue themes developed in The Genealogy of Morals, as the philosopher lashes out at the deceptiveness of modern culture and morality. Twilight of the Idols attacks European society, Christianity, and the works of Socrates and Plato, which he proclaims are life-denying as they prioritize reason over instinct and the after-world over the apparent world. The Antichrist explores the history, psychology, and moral precepts of Christianity, forming his final assault on organized religion. 

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  • Benjamin Graham
  • 27-03-20

A misguided fool

If you firmly believe women are less than house cats, this is the book for you! There are so many points that could be used to highlight the stupidity in his message, but the easiest is that he believed public bathhouses to be the pinnacle of humanity and that women are worthless. And no amount of eloquent words would fool me into buying his message. (Even him saying that if you don't agree, then you are ignorant)

He has a few good points, but in the words of my grandfather, "Even a blind squirrel can find an acorn every once in a while."

I now feel I need to print a retraction for every paper I ever wrote with a quote from him in it.