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Beyond Good and Evil Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3: What is Religious - Chapters 45-62 Summary

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Part 3: What is Religious - Chapters 45-62 Summary and Analysis

The great hunt for the psychologist is to be able to dive into the human soul, to determine its limits. The curiosity of the psychologist will never be satisfied because the answers to all the questions will never be found.

In order to determine what kind of history lies in the problem of soul and conscience, one must be profound, as Pascal was, plus possess the "malicious spirituality" that would enable one to observe from above and make unemotional formulas in which to categorize the human religion.

Faith is no longer comparable to original Christianity. Nietzsche speaks of a faith that is more barbaric and one that requires a type of "continual suicide of reason." The author refers to the Christian faith as a faith of sacrifice. Nietzsche believes that this faith requires...

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