Something Nietzsche knew quite well…

“Once the idea of the creature’s absolute *dependence* on God is lost, … it is inevitable that the idea of one creature’s *independence* of another will be lost as well. Only if I belong to God am I free from being enslaved by someone else; only if my axiological status rests on a divine idea am I free from being distorted and subjugated by another.”

— Romano Amerio, Iota Unum (1996), p. 419.


About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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