Derelict Space

Tag: Adrian Del Caro

Superfluous (adj): the Man of the State

by markdyal

“There, where the State ends, only there begins the human being who is not superfluous; there begins the song of necessity, the unique and irreplaceable melody. There, where the State ends – look there, my brothers! Do you not see it, the rainbow and the bridges of the ├╝bermensch?” Zarathustra, “On the New Idol.”

Toward Anthropological Revolution

by ds1977

“All sick and sickly people strive instinctively for herd organization. Wherever there are herds it is the instinct of weakness that willed the herd and the cleverness of the priest that organized it.” Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morality, Third Treatise, Section 18.

Many in the Valley, Few on the Mountain

by ds1977

– You old friends! Look! How pale and shocked are you,

Full of love and fear!

No, leave! Don’t be angry! You could not – live here:

between remotest cliffs of icy blue –

Here you must be hunter and chamois too.

Friedrich Nietzsche, “From Lofty Mountains,” Beyond Good and Evil

The Edge of the Herd is Still IN the Herd

by ds1977

“Thrown into a noisy and rabble-like age, with whom he does not wish to eat from the same bowl, he could easily perish from hunger and thirst or, if he were to ‘dig in’ at last – of sudden nausea. – Perhaps all of us at one time have sat at tables where we did not belong; and precisely the most spiritual among us, those hardest to feed, know the dangerous dyspepsia that stems from a sudden insight and disappointment about our food and our table mates – the nausea of dessert. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil 282