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Nietzsche and nihilism

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carusmm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What did Nietzsche mean by nihilism when he advocated it? He clearly didn't believe in nothing.
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Identifyed-Khaos Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Student Photographer
Perhaps it would help if you provided quotes as to where exactly he said that... :)
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PippinTookoftheShire Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Nihilism is not lack of belief in anything. I'm sure Nietzsche believed in commonly accepted facts that most people believe in anyway. Nihilism is thinking that the universe has no purpose, which is a perfectly reasonable philosophy, one that I share with Nietzsche.
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neurotype Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nihilism is the opiate of the superman.
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Bullet-Magnet Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Read him and find out.
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Nenril-Tf Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
brief description paraying it isn't a juke: he means a lost of valor due to the past(apollineus)valors destroyed. nihilism can be passive or active, the last one will be useful for arrive to the ubermensh staus. i skip lot of passage, so if you want some more, just check on a book.
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carusmm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
The Apollonian is not lost, it was never found. The Dionysian is the reverse. To make new first one must destroy.
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Nenril-Tf Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
you have to destroy it, you lost dionysian because apollonian take its place with Socrate. So in a particular way of view, you over-found apollinian.
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carusmm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Life is too tragic to be sad about. But you people are useless.
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skulkey Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
statements like this are why people don't take you seriously.
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siantjudas Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013   Digital Artist
Why are you asking us what HE meant? Only HE would know that.

Or why don't you tell us? Since you seem to already know partially what he was thinking. :D
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