Source: Peter Weiner, The New York Times, July 5
Excerpt from an article on “The Theology of Donald Trump.”
…Whether or not he has read a word of Nietzsche (I’m guessing not), Mr. Trump embodies a Nietzschean morality rather than a Christian one. It is characterized by indifference to objective truth (there are no facts, only interpretations), the repudiation of Christian concern for the poor and the weak, and disdain for the powerless. It celebrates the Übermensch, or Superman, who rejects Christian morality in favor of his own. For Nietzsche, strength was intrinsically good and weakness was intrinsically bad. So, too, for Donald Trump.
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Nietzsche also had other things to say:
Without music, life would be a mistake.
All of life is a dispute about taste.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.