The Antichrist § 3


The problem I am posing is not what shall replace humanity in the order of living creatures (—the human is an endpoint—): but instead what type of human should be bred, should be willed as having greater valuable, as being more deserving of life, as being more certain of a future.
This more valuable type has appeared often enough in the past: but only as a stroke of luck, as an exception, never as willed. In fact he was precisely what people feared most; so far, he has been practically the paradigm of the terrible; —and out of terror, the opposite type was willed, bred, achieved: the domestic animal, the herd animal, the sick animal, —the Christian….

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  1. Nietzsche’s words never fail to pique my interests, however, the person he is describing here – the Overman – was much more possible in his days. Nowadays, we have millions of Whites who have the potential to become a higher type of Aryan but, alas, our sick society turns them into the very herd animal that is mentioned in this post