[ExI] Two literary quotations

Robert Masters rob4332000 at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 21 17:25:31 UTC 2009

Jeff Davis wrote:

<<Welcome to the neighborhood, Robert.>>

Thank you, sir.  Happy to be aboard.

<<That Nietze quote, however, was bloated and opaque.  (Probably no better in the original German.)  When he could have said:  Humans believe all manner of crapola, sans awareness, shame, or a second thought.>>

I would never in a million years describe Nietzsche's style as either bloated or opaque, but your precis is spot-on.

Rob Masters


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