Creating the “New Man”: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities on JSTOR

Introduction (pp. 1-7)The communist movement of the last century was remarkably successful worldwide in establishing the party-state and carrying out projects aimed at a total social transformation. But behind the ideological, political, and social changes was a more ambitious and comprehensive goal: to remold the mind, psychology, and even character of individuals by means of … Continue reading Creating the “New Man”: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities on JSTOR

“If Only To Appear Worthy of It”: A Christian Contemplation of Nietzsche’s New Image of Man (Part 1) — Moral Apologetics

While the Christian call is to live worthy of the life of God, [1] Nietzsche’s call is to live worthy of the death of God. In his Parable of the Madman, Nietzsche challenged the modern man to proportionately respond to God’s demise: “Must we not become gods ourselves, if only to appear worthy of Source: … Continue reading “If Only To Appear Worthy of It”: A Christian Contemplation of Nietzsche’s New Image of Man (Part 1) — Moral Apologetics