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UTNIF 2k6 Nietzsche rm erenMensee HELLS Security Shell. Kitsch Shell. Framework K.. LINKS Democracy... Realism. Civil society/cosmopolitanism... Wonil. Utilitarianism, Defer Death IMPACTS: Militarism, ‘Will to Truth. ALTERNATIVES: Aesthetics. ‘With contributions from: Clem, Keymaster, Daria, Crazy Amy, Kashmir, The Atomic Girl, Capt. Fascist, Boring Andi, Uday, The Last (Wo)Man, and -to a substantially lesser extent- Benji NEG ANSWERS TO... Permutation... ‘Nietasche eats babies. Framework: the ballot, 8-72 ‘Nietasche= asshole... a Nietzsche Jake Blohnson & Mick Niller We call our argument the Fox News Exclusive, UINIF 2k6 Seconhy, S\ull ‘The modem age is committed to a disavowal of tra i i ‘moden igedy. ‘The triumph of Socratic reason ‘manifests in our attempts to order life and renounce suffering. This requires the Construction of an ideal real in opposition to the apparent world of chaos and violence. ee Affimative Tn the modem dive toward certainty and security and, in an attempting at resolving disorder and insecurity, the pl to make Serine ecving oe ity, the plan labors to mold the world to Saurette, Paul, Professor of Political Theo: ins University 19: r |, Profes al Theory at John Hopkins University 1996 Mistrust all Systematizers and Avoid Them: Nietzsche, Arendt and the Crisis ofthe will to Order in Internatic 7 . . ply ‘onal Relations Theory, Journal of International Studies, Vol, 25 No.1 ‘The Will to Order and Politics-as-Making ‘The Philosophical Foundation of the Will to Truth/Order | mistrust all systematizers and avoid them. A will to a system is a lack of integrity. According t Nitasche, the philosophical fundtion of a socety ithe st of ites vite ive meng tthe pheromanen ofan euiece whine gen tultral ffanework. As ene manifestation ofthe Wil to Powe the wall fo tmoming fuchnestaly‘nfumcrs th soci sd poiical peaton of particular community’ Anything less than a profound historical interrogation of the mest bac pileopieal foundations ofa cvton than noses vr the orgie of values which we tke to be lanai and tancal, Nessehe ea pete teri ean ia eee of seiey and poles we must oat ie auc nfuemee ats Pa ‘Gonulaionof Goan nght- Nhe sve tat ie Sooate Geeta ‘Spilosopiel useation of Ife on hare myths shich onoeeP seed : coubetin it wat uueatood a sane it SET Soh a a Griered (Apollonia) spd hustle and aafedae (Dlonosis) eee a ee Erie ond aimed ss nec haat of Maman exincteg’ HOE Sostan memning in Grek life. Creek myths no longer insted the selempost and sxconrel ht had upheld the pe Sosa soe ora, ‘Dresuhoe te ies sea emcees esse ates oa ores te ~ ~mohstrum-in-animo-wes-a-universat-danger'-No-longer-willing-to-weeept the tape harnes end sltnestry of pre Seca my Gack hog yaad te decadence «search for ane ose eundnian which would sohen the wasely fide nts sel ging meunng to ecsene Ins some ees a “Berame partmount. Inte words of Niewsehe, Socmes saw behind his aristocratic Athenians; he grasped that his case, the idiosynerasy of his case, was no longer exceptional. The same kind of degeneration was everywhere silently preparing itself: the old Athens was ‘coming to an end—And Socrates understood that the world had need of him expedient, his cure and his personal art of self-preservation. With contributions from: Clem, Keymaster, Daria, Crazy Amy, Kashmir, The Atomic Git], Capt. Fascist, Boring Andi, Uday, The Last (wo)Man, and -to a substantially lesser extent- Benji UTNE 6 Secure, Shu Jake Blohnson & Mick Niller Socrates realised that his search for an ultimate and eternal intellectual standard paulleled the widespread yearning for assurance and stability within society. His Expedient, his care? An alterative will to power. An alternate foundation that promised mastery and control,not through acsepiance of the tragic Iie but Trough the disavowal of the instinctual, she contingent. and the problematic. In ‘Geponse tothe failing power ofits foundational myths, Greece tried vo renounce the very experience that had given rise to tragedy by rereatingescaping info RE ‘Anolionin-world promised by Socratic reason. In Nietzsche's words, “Gatenaliy was divined ase saviour..,t was their last expedient. The | fanaticism with which the whole of Greck thought throws itself at rationality betrays a state of emergency: one was in peti, one had only one chofce: either | to perish, or be absurdly rational...” Thus, Socrates codified the wider fear of instability into an intellectual framework. ‘The Socratic Will to Teuth is characterised by the attempt to understand and order Tie rationally by renouncing the Dionysian elements of existence and GiivTuzing-an idealised Apollonian order. As life is inestapably comprised of - Eikoniesand disorder, however, the promisé of contol through Socratic reason i only posible by reiing a Real World” of ema and xen forms Spposition tony ory physical existence. Sufferin Prtagency is contained within the Apparent World, sparaged, devalued and igioted ination to the ideal order ofthe Real World, Essential fo the Socratic | Witt Thath, then, is the fundamental contradiction between the experience of Dionysian suffering in the Apparent World and the idealised order ofthe Real World, According to Nietzsche, this dichotomised model led to the emergence of uniguely ‘modern understanding of life which. could only view suffering ihe result of the imperfection of the Anpasent World. This outlook created & | aden non of esponsibility n wish the Dinnysim elements of ie ead understood onlv as phenomenon for which someone. something isso Bam ‘Nietzsche te . i iment, and argues | iar it signalled a potential crisis of the Will to Truth by exposing the central contradiction of the Socratic resolution. “This contradiction, however, Was resolved historically through the aggressive universalisation of the Socratic ideal by Christianity. According to Nietzsche, : scntc Christianity exacerbated the Socratic dichotomisation by employing the ‘Apparent World as the resposil hich the ressentiment of lite Sig bere Bie fo sing fl on nid wii he Appet Worth prectseny because they did nat live up to God, the Truth, a World, As Nietzsche wrote, a — “Psuffer Someone must be to Blame for 1 Wh it be to blame for 1 thinks every sickly sheep, Bu ~~ hisaheperd th sete priest tells hin, “uit so my sheep! someone must be to blame for it bet you yourself me shi someone you alone ar to lame for yourself,—you alane are to blame for yourseif'—This is brazen and false enought but one things achieved by it the deat vressentiment is altered," in ne With conributons from: Clem, Keymaster, Dara, C i i , Keymaser, Daria, Crazy Amy, Kashmir, The Atomie Gi, Capt. Fi Boring Anci, Uy, These Man, and-toasibsancaly learnt Benji Qe