Posted on December 22nd, 2019
Nietzsche’s imagery, allusions, and treatment of questions of love, envy, and humanity.
The giving of alms is an expression of pity. It’s an ugly version. You’re looking at someone and you're saying to that person: "You can’t help yourself and I know that and I feel sorry for you." There is an assertion of superiority that makes the person who is pitied poorer than they were before. You indicate that they are not a...