11904Re:Ethnicity in the DANE
- Jan 6, 2010And I have just redd that the people of Denmark are the happiest
people on Earth, and that must be why.
On 6/01/2010, at 9:35 PM, Niels Peter Lemche wrote:
> Niels Peter Lemche
> who was born in a country where everybody believes that he/she is a
> Dane, with a pedigree going back to -- well, King Skjold.
Nietzsche was born in 1844, the year that the Christ was to return
(known as the Great Disappointment, and I used to offer a course on
Recent Religions in which I collected all the new religions that
started in 1844 (Taiping in China, Bahai in Iran, etc), but I
overlooked Nietzsche and his gospel of the death of God.
At Sydney University, one of my venerable German teachers (a noble
baron) had met Nietzsche, he told us, so I have a personal connection.
Still, we have to keep asking the question: who or what makes the
world (and the atoms) go round? The universe is alive and existent, a
living being, and I want to have a personal relationship of love with
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