The Antichrist § 13

  Let us not underestimate the fact that we ourselves, we free spirits, already constitute a ‘revaluation of all values’, a living declaration of war on and victory over all old concepts of ‘true’ and ‘untrue’.

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The Antichrist § 12

If you stop and think that among almost all peoples the philosopher is just a further development of the priestly type, then this legacy of the priests, the art of falling for your own forgeries, will not seem particularly surprising.

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Mantra Law

The execrable location where Christianity brooded over its basilisk eggs [the Vatican] should be razed to the ground and, being the depraved spot on earth, it should be the horror of all posterity. —Last page of Nietzsche’s The Antichrist

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The Antichrist § 11

One more word against Kant as a moralist. ‘Virtue’, ‘duty’, ‘goodness in itself’, goodness that has been stamped with the character of the impersonal and the universally valid—these are all chimeras, and expression of decay, of the final exhaustion of life, of the Königsberg Chineseanity. A people is destroyed when it confuses its own duty…

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The Antichrist § 10

Germans understand me immediately when I say that philosophy has been corrupted by theologian blood… What German philosophy really is—an underhanded theology… Why were Germans so convinced that Kant marked a change for the better? The theologian instinct of the German scholar had guessed just what was possible again: a hidden path to the old…

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The Antichrist § 9

Wherever the influence of theologians is felt, value judgements are turned on their heads and the concepts ‘true’ and ‘false’ are necessarily inverted: whatever hurts life the most is called ‘true’, and whatever improves, increases, affirms, justifies life and makes it triumph is called ‘false’…

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The Antichrist § 8

  We need to say whom we feel opposed to—theologians and everything with theologian blood in its veins—the whole of our philosophy…

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The Antichrist § 7

Christianity is called the religion of pity… Pity runs counter to the whole law of evolution, which is the law of selection. It preserves whatever is ripe for destruction; it fights on the side of those disinherited and condemned by life, and it gives a depressive and questionable character to life itself by keeping alive…

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The Antichrist § 6

I understand corruption (as I am sure you have guessed by now) in the sense of decadence: my claim is that all the values in which humanity has collected its highest desiderata are values of decadence. I call an animal, a species, an individual corrupt when it loses its instincts, when it chooses, when it…

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The Antichrist § 5

You should not beautify Christianity or try to dress it up: it has waged a war to the death against this higher type of person, it has banned all the basic instincts of this type, it has developed its concept of evil, of the Evil One himself out of these instincts—the strong human being as…

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