Month: April 2004

What to Do When a Close Friend Experiences a Tragedy

So the first thing is, don’t laugh. My friend Mike called me up and told me that his girlfriend broke up with him. I couldn’t hold it back, ‘cause I just thought that it had been really clear that their relationship was a farce. I guess it didn’t seem like one to him. Anyway, it […]

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Into the Belly of the Beast

I do not care about youor your well-beingI care about what you can do for meand to me I watch with a watering mouth asthe monster makes of you a quick mealYou cry out in ecstatic agonyand beg to be brokenas I look on, crying and laughingHoping that you will runthat the monster will overtake […]

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Freedom: Resolving the Oppositions

In studying Nietzsche’s philosophy, it can be difficult to find a clear understanding of what his views are on freedom. In some areas, he seems to argue strongly against the idea of “free will,” while in other areas he seems to suggest that the heights of human achievement are reached by the “free” spirits. At […]

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