Re: [Sartre] a world without war??
- I have just written an excellent paper on Nietzsche... it has alot to do
with this topic. It talks about 'the chasm between man and man'. If anyone
wants to read it I can send it. Basicly the chasm is created by hero
worship and low self esteam. I talk about the Nietzsche's phychological
states between the high and low culture and who they effect each other
aswell as other such things.
>Subject: Re: [Sartre] a world without war??
>Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 19:13:38 EST
>Yes, war seems like almost a deliberate effort to avoid interpersonal
>conflict. "Oh, I'm not gonna argue anymore, I'm not gonna hash this out,
>sending my soldiers out against you."
>Of course, there are also similar efforts short of war: someone says, "End
>discussion! Go back to work." Refusal to talk & simmering rage are both
>efforts to avoid conflict. Too bad we learn so early that conflict has a
>negative connotation--maybe we wouldn't have so many real violent acts if
>didn't permit people to elude everyday interpersonal conflicts & call it
>I think one very positive aspect for me of reading Sartre has been that I
>welcome disagreement. Maybe I'm brusque or sarcastic or even completely
>wrong, but I never say, "End of discussion."
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