"He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby becomes a monster; and if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you, ."  FNietzsche 

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Comment by Al LeBlanc on February 3, 2014 at 3:34pm

Valentine: One of Nietzsche's paradoxical sayings (epigram), subject to interpretation by the reader.

Taken literally (word for word), one needs to be careful; if you fight monsters not to become one yourself  and the gazing into an abyss is reciprocal.  Wonder what Nietzsche would think of the world-wide web social media ?  Thanks for your comment !  Al

Comment by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on February 3, 2014 at 2:21pm

And what does that mean FNietzsch? I guess, fight little with the monster and gaze little into the abyss.For fighting with the monster is not palatable and gazing into the abyss is also terrific but the knowledge about the two conditions is known .This translates to the fact that, we must not sit on the fence while the world is in moral crisis

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