Tuesday, September 8, 2020

What Creates Progress?

Pogress is never achieved without barbarity, ruthlessness, passion, and ambition. In his Thus Spake Zarathustra, Nietzsche notes: “War and courage have done more great things than charity. Not your sympathy, but your bravery hath hitherto saved the victims. “What is good?” ye ask. To be brave is good. Let the little girls say: “To be good is what is pretty, and at the same time touching.” They call you heartless: but your heart is true, and I love the bashfulness of your goodwill. Ye are ashamed of your flow, and others are ashamed of their ebb.”

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