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TSZ: Prologue 2

Updated: Jan 18


Here we continue the reading and discussion of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra with section two of Part 1 of Zarathustra. The issue here is twofold. On the one hand there is the world that Zarathustra left behind when he absconded to the mountain to convalesce. On the other hand is what has happened in that world during the ten years he has been gone. Both of these issues speak to the meaning of nihilism as it first comes to sight in Zarathustra, and this means first and foremost the tension between Christianity and nihilism.

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