Friedrich Nietzsche Quote

Since Copernicus, man seems to have got himself on an inclined plane-now he is slipping faster and faster away from the center into-what? into nothingness? into a 'penetrating sense of his nothingness?'... all science, natural as well as unnatural-which is what I call the self-critique of knowledge-has at present the object of dissuading man from his former respect for himself, as if this had been but a piece of bizarre conceit.


On the Genealogy of Morals (ed. Vintage, 1989) - ISBN: 9780679724629

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Since Copernicus, man seems to have got himself on an inclined plane-now he is slipping faster and faster away from the center into-what? into...

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Since Copernicus, man seems to have got himself on an inclined plane-now he is slipping faster and faster away from the center into-what? into...

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Since Copernicus, man seems to have got himself on an inclined plane-now he is slipping faster and faster away from the center into-what? into...

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Since Copernicus, man seems to have got himself on an inclined plane-now he is slipping faster and faster away from the center into-what? into...