Nietzsche and the Übermensch

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In Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche - like many other great authors before (and after) him - creates a character through which he can “explore” ideas, through which he can communicate directly from mind you might say. Plato was the…

Homo Mysticus

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But it’s homo mysticus too isn’t it? We are a thinking man, but perhaps at this stage of development a new species has emerged – a mystical Man, who knows his place on Earth but also knows his place in Heaven. This is most certainly…

Homo Machina

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These psychological breaks, these fits of madness, or the experience of altered states during rites or initiations (usually mixed with hallucinogenic) speak to this underlying psychological architecture… We’re not looking at neuro-chemical…