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A Nietzschean Lesson on the Use and Abuse of History

Reva Goujon
VP of Global Analysis, Stratfor
Aug 29, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Friedrich Nietzsche's observations about the misuse of history to sow chaos in the present hold as true today as they did in the 19th century when he wrote them.

Putting history in the right perspective, Frederich Nietzsche argued, is the only correct approach to take when applying its lessons to the present.

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To avoid feeding the 'destructive weeds' that breed chaos requires a balanced approach that neither reveres nor rewrites the past. ...

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