The Fame, 7

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin   “I’m William Pierce. I’ve been waiting for you.” Pierce looked to me to be around sixty years old. He is a couple inches taller than I am, which would make him about 6’3“ or so. He has…

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The Fame, 5

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin   As the days and weeks went along, I noticed that Pierce seemed to look forward to our sessions, which were from 7:00 to 9:00 in the evenings after his long workday. It was at his suggestion that…

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The Fame, 4

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin   In late 1997 I wrote Pierce a letter broaching the idea of writing a book about him and his ideas. In the letter, I said: I’m not talking about anything authorized, that is to say, where explicitly…

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The Fame, 3

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin   In addition to the weekly broadcasts and book-selling activities, Pierce writes the copy for a members-only monthly National Alliance newsletter. There is also the irregularly published glossy magazine, National Vanguard, which the ADL [Note of the Ed.:…

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The Fame, 2

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin   In William Pierce’s novel, The Turner Diaries, the events that set off the anti-government terrorist acts of Earl Turner were a series of brutish government raids on gun owners following the passage of federal legislation outlawing the…

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The Fame, 1

From The Fame of a Dead Man’s Deeds: An Up-Close Portrait of William Pierce by Robert Griffin     Cattle die, and kinsmen die, And so one dies oneself; One thing I know that never dies: The fame of a dead man’s deeds. —Pre-Christian Norse poem.   PREFACE It was a little after 7:00 p.m.…

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„Her little child“

Excerpted from Werner Ross’s Der ängstliche Adler – Friedrich Nietzsches Leben (1980): Carl Ludwig Nietzsche, Nietzsche’s father The boy does not remember the Röcken home dominated by women, but only the image of the father, idealized on par as it gradually fades out. The pious rural cleric remains completely safe from the uprising against Christianity,…

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Curt Paul Janz on Nietzsche, 2

Excerpted from Curt Paul Janz’s last volume of his biography, Friedrich Nietzsche. Biographie. Band 3: Die Jahre des Siechtums, Chapter “The Catastrophe”: On Sunday January 6, 1889 Jacob Burckhardt received a long letter from Nietzsche. While it is true that, from the Genealogy [On the Genealogy of Morals] at least Burckhardt had not followed Nietzsche’s…

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Werner Ross on Nietzsche

Excerpted from the prologue of Werner Ross’s Der ängstliche Adler – Friedrich Nietzsches Leben (1980): I The two-volume work of Heidegger on Nietzsche begins with the lapidary phrase: „Nietzsche, the thinking man testifies to the content of his thought.“ But in the following hundreds of pages he does not appear, only his philosophical activity. Nietzsche…

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Curt Paul Janz on Nietzsche, 1

Excerpted from Curt Paul Janz’s last volume of his biography, Friedrich Nietzsche. Biographie. Band 3: Die Jahre des Siechtums, Chapter “The Catastrophe”: Omens In the last months before the disaster, acute disturbances of the understanding of reality and his identity increasingly piled up. A fact whose significance cannot be underestimated is that Nietzsche’s philosophical thought…

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