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Comments On Max Scheler’s Ressentiment

I spent the afternoon reading the book¬†Ressentiment¬†(1912) by German Phenomenologist Max Scheler.¬† Ressentiment is a satisfying and gracefully written rejection of Nietzsche’s thesis that Christianity was invented as a defense mechanism by runts to lessen the pain of their inborn inferiority and scapegoat their natural superiors as evil. Scheler convincingly makes the case that Nietzsche profoundly misjudgesContinue reading “Comments On Max Scheler’s Ressentiment”