Re: Northern Ireland (was Re: Nanotech Restrictions)

From: phil osborn (
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 08:47:31 MDT

>From: Max More <>
>Subject: Re: Northern Ireland (was Re: Nanotech Restrictions)
>Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 03:04:52 -0700
>At 12:00 AM 4/27/00 , Queen Muse wrote:
>>Oh well, oh well, I am part English and part Native American; if I am the
>>total of my ancestral lineage -- I conquered myself!
>Very Nietzschean! Nietzsche asked: "Man is something to be overcome. What
>have you done to overcome him[her]?"

Actually, that was a quote, very likely, or nearly so, from Max Stirner's
The Ego and His Own, from which Nietzsche apparently borrowed quite
frequently, without ever crediting Stirner, so far as I know.
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