Nietzsche and the Damnation of Ideas


For Heidegger and Nietzsche alike, good and evil were childish notions. What matters is will and choice. Self-assertion was the highest value.~ Jonah Goldberg, "Liberal Fascism" (2007)

Dr. Benjamin Wiker has written an outstanding and timely book titled: "10 Books that Screwed up the World: And 5 Others that Didn't Help" (Regnery, 2008). Besides reviewing books by Machiavelli, Hobbes, Descartes, Rousseau, Marx, Engels, Darwin, Hitler, Mead, Kinsey and other writers, Wiker, in Chapter 8, gives the reader an engaging critique of the book "Beyond Good and Evil" by the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.

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