life duty and death

Adam Krims akrims at
Sun Aug 20 12:24:40 EST 1995

PaalEirik (paaleirik at wrote:
: The Nietzschean colony of Nueva Germania/ New Germany in Paraguay
: South America brought with it in the early 20th century only a limited
: pool
: of people whose offspring now are more deformed, 

Good post. Just one question: why do you call it a "Nietzschean colony"? 
Neitzsche despised his brother-in-law (Bernhard Fo:rster) for his 
anti-Semitism and German nationalism, and he refused to accompany 
Fo:rster and his (Nietzsche's) sister to the colony. How, then, is it 

Adam Krims
University of Alberta
akrims at

"The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner;
he to whom every soil is as his native one is already strong; but
he is perfect to whom the entire world is as a foreign land."
				-- Hugh of St. Victor

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