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Nisioisin, Nietzsche, and the Tyranny of Morality

"The male protagonist and first-person narrator of Zaregoto, "I," responds to a moral question about murder in a manner consistent with Nietzsche's understanding of morality. To spare you the convoluted way Nietzsche puts it, he imagines moral objectivity like he imagines the contents of a bottomless, fathomless abyss. There was never anything in the abyss to begin with. Manachaeism, right and wrong, good and evil, these moral dualisms and morality itself doesn't exist in nature. No matter how logically vetted current variations of secular ethics may be, the foundations these varied ethics are built upon are based on assumptions that are ultimately taken a priori, on faith. Nietzsche was notoriously hostile towards faith..."

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ZeroReq0112747d ago

This is an analytical take on Nisoisin's works, ranging from Zaregoto, to Medaka Box, to Katanagatari, and finally, The Monogatari Series. Feel free to comment, and please enjoy.

Stringerbell2747d ago (Edited 2747d ago )

Great read!