Nietzsches Declaration: God is Dead
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... Declaration: God is Dead By: of One of the elements, which is central to Nietzsche’s (2001, p.120) philosophy is illustrated in his famous declaration that, “God is Dead!” This affirms a complete rejection of metaphysical and religious truths as grounds for reality. In this essay, I will explore the philosophical implications of Nietzsche’s said declaration. For, it is in this regard that Nietzsche’s philosophy is not to be identified with nihilism. Rather, I will show that his declaration, i.e. that “God is dead”, could be viewed as a positive opportunity to revaluate our morals. In doing so, I shall discuss the central ideas of some of Nietzsche’s major works, all of which are, in my contention,...