Quote of the Day 2-4-15 (Friedrich Nietzsche)

Posted: February 4, 2015 in Philosophy, Quotations, Sex
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Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“[M]arriage, as we have said, cannot be founded on “love”–it is founded on sexual impulse, on the impulse to possess property (woman and child as property), on the impulse to rule , which constantly organizes for itself the smallest type of sovereignty (family), which needs children and heirs to maintain physiologically an acquired measure of power, influences and riches . . .”

 

–Friedrich Nietzsche, The Twilight of the Idols

 

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