Nietzsche, Hegel & the Germans

nietzscheWe Germans are Hegelians even had there been no Hegel, insofar as we (as opposed to all Latins) instinctively attribute a deeper meaning and greater value to becoming and development than to what ‘is’; we hardly believe in the justification of the concept ‘being’.

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, §357

Thanks to my good friend Roberto for snagging this quote!

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