How (Not) To Be An Atheist
It took Friedrich Nietzsche almost 40 years to lose his faith in God.
In 1844, he was born into a long line of Lutheran clergymen on both sides of his family. His father was a local pastor known for his religious strictness.
He hardly sold any books and lived in poverty. His brilliance was recognized posthumously and he became the most admired and influential moral philosopher of the last…