Wind&Bones
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Wind&Bones

Nietzsche’s Ten Commandments for Writers

Edvard Munch, Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche. 1906. Public Domain (CC0) via Wikimedia Commons.

Of all philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most exhilarating to read. He is fragmentary, breathless, maddening, sometimes insightful, sometimes obscure, often funny, sometimes appalling. He is fun to agree with. And he is fun to disagree with too. Either way, reading him quickens the pulse. It wakes you up. It shakes up your complacency.

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Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham

Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham