From the Nov/Dec, 2017 issue of Touchstone
history education Fatal Instinct by Craig Payne

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Fatal Instinct

The Thousand-Year Gap in Nietzsche's Education & Our Modern Sickness by Craig Payne

This essay began its life as a presentation to the Midwest Conference of the Society of Christian Philosophers in 2016, the same conference at which Richard Swinburne stirred up a bit of a kerfuffle by using the word "disability" with reference to homosexuality—a usage to which I will return. In this paper, originally titled "The Anti-Nietzsche: Advocating for a Thomistic Culture," I express my indebtedness to Alasdair MacIntyre, but such a debt is obvious by the title itself. Any time you see t . . .


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