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Nietzsche and the Alt Right

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  1. demifiend
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    Just like the original Nazis, the Alt Right idolize Nietzsche but do not understand him. They think they're Ubermenschen (supermen, overmen, or transcendent men), but are nothing but the Last Men...

    Just like the original Nazis, the Alt Right idolize Nietzsche but do not understand him. They think they're Ubermenschen (supermen, overmen, or transcendent men), but are nothing but the Last Men that Nietzsche decried in Also sprach Zarathustra. Instead of forging new ideals and finding new values for themselves, they try to cobble together an ideology from the detritus of the past.

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  2. FunkyGenome
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    I think it's almost funny that these people think Zarathustra is a book to validate their views. But also facinating that it's a book that can be interpreted so differently based on your...

    I think it's almost funny that these people think Zarathustra is a book to validate their views.
    But also facinating that it's a book that can be interpreted so differently based on your established world views.

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