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Friedrich Nietzsche was the son of a preacher who came to despise Christianity. He was a scholar of the Greek and Roman classics who became better known as a philosopher. And he was a philosopher whose ideas — rejecting the idea of pity, embracing the will to power and the ideal of the superman — cast long shadows over the twentieth century. This week, we take a sympathetic look at this troubling, and troubled, thinker.

via Philosophers Zone – 8 January 2011 – Nietzsche and the will to power.

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