“There are no facts, only interpretations.” Friedrich Nietzsche

nietzsche is dead

“There are no facts, only interpretations.”  Friedrich Nietzsche.  I don’t know if Nietzsche thought this through before he said this.  If he had, perhaps he would have noticed the contradiction.  Let’s take a quick look at the first part of the statement.  “…There are no facts…”  That statement seems to be asserting a fact.  So if it is a fact that there are no facts, then this statement is a self-refuting one.  People loved Nietzsche.  Godless nihilism appeals to enemies of God.  God is truth.  There is no darkness in Him.  I know that there are facts.  Pretending like there is no God, and lying to yourself are not the hallmarks of a stable worldview.

Nietzsche is also famous for coining the term, “God is dead.”  Well, the fact is that God is not dead, and Nietzsche is most certainly dead.

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