Friday, February 13, 2009

Truth is a woman.

If only everyone understood the method behind Nietzsche's thought. He was a complicated and misunderstood man who presented ideas far to ahead of his time. From the Preface of his book Beyond Good and Evil:

SUPPOSING that Truth is a woman--what then? Is there not groundfor suspecting that all philosophers, in so far as they have beendogmatists, have failed to understand women--that the terribleseriousness and clumsy importunity with which they have usuallypaid their addresses to Truth, have been unskilled and unseemlymethods for winning a woman? Certainly she has never allowedherself to be won; and at present every kind of dogma stands withsad and discouraged mien--IF, indeed, it stands at all! For thereare scoffers who maintain that it has fallen, that all dogma lieson the ground--nay more, that it is at its last gasp.

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