Nietzsche on Believing in Oneself

Nietzsche on self belief.

I came across the following quote in Sue Prideaux’s wonderful new Nietzsche biography, I am Dynamite! It’s a selection from Nietzsche’s Daybreak, which Prideaux presents as the beginning of his …

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Bad Boy

This Saturday, we returned from Sea Isle, the Jersey beach town where we vacation each year with Karen’s family. We stayed on 48th Street, steps from the boardwalk, which stretches …

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The “Perfect” Diet

In America, views on healthful eating fall on a spectrum defined by two opposing ideologies. On one side, people like Dr. Mercola, Sally Fallon (founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation) …

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Ella Loves Kindergarten

Ella has no talent for evasion. She reveals her emotions without the slightest artifice. Her happiness is so obvious, so transparent. She smiles, laughs, and skips–actually skips–across the room. When …

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Thirteen-years Married

Thirteen-years-ago I married my high school sweetheart. Unreliable online data suggests high school sweethearts account for only 2% of all marriages. And less than 2% of people who marry their …

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