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Thomas del Terminus

Southern agrarian and Roman Catholic, exploring the Antebellum spirit in the post-War world.

The Maslowian Overman

The significance of the so-called “Übermensch” in the writing of Friedrich Nietzsche has been grossly overstated. Given his atheism and his flirtations with materialism, it isn’t altogether surprising that the concept made an appearance in his writing, but it is far from the pillar of Nietzschean thought that some modern pop-philosophers would have us believe. Far more important to Nietzsche was a rejection of Christianity on dubious “moral” grounds, the affirmation of the worldly will to life a