Sunday, March 30, 2008
Macintyre, Ben. "Nietzsche and his Nazi Sister." TIMES March 28, 2008.
Two gravestones stand side by side in the churchyard of the little village of Röcken, south of Leipzig: one belongs to Friedrich Nietzsche, one of the greatest and most misunderstood philosophers; the other marks the grave of his sister Elisabeth, a lifelong anti-Semite who hijacked her brother's writings after his death and used them to serve the cause of Nazism, leaving a stain on his philosophy that has never been fully erased. . . . Read the rest here: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/ben_macintyre/article3634609.ece.