Category: Philosophy

Don't stare into the abyss 0

Don’t Stare into the Abyss: The Philosophy of the Void

About twenty-five years ago my friends and I discussed one of Nietzsche’s famous aphorisms in from Beyond Good and Evil: “He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby becomes a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee.” What does the ominous warning mean?


Prince and the Purple Banana – The meaning of Let’s Go Crazy

“Let’s look for the purple banana till they put us in the truck”, Prince sang in his 1984 his song Lets go Crazy. We all sing along, but what does it mean?