- The special and unique history of atheism
- The view of Friedrich Nietzsche
- Nietzsche as a philosopher and a writer
- Works cited
Atheism is a very unique non- belief system that rejects the existence of any deities or any other religious beliefs. As a result, atheists are commonly thought to be irreligious, and even some other religions such as Buddhism have been thought to be atheistic in nature because of their lack if belief in a God. Friedrich Nietzsche was an important German philosopher who happened to be an atheist.
[...] Nietzsche literally goes all out and attacks Christianity in this book and Nietzsche's view as an outright attacker of the Christian faith largely comes from this work. In this book, Nietzsche uses a sarcastic tone to express his disgust over the way the slave- morality corrupted noble values in ancient Rome. Nietzsche was an extremely motivated person, because even after his nervous breakdown in 1889, he was still able to write some short writings all the way until his death in 1900. In conclusion, Atheism is a very unique system of beliefs that rejects the existence of any deities or any other religious [...]
[...] Atheism was actually rare in Europe during the middle ages but there were actually movements and certain individuals that questioned the beliefs of a supreme deity. Such individuals were Leonardo da Vinci; he actually opposed arguments from religious authority and also sought for experimentation as a means of explanation. Atheism was also a major subject in the French revolution. At first, it was taken out of the salons and into the public. During this time there was also much anti-clerical violence and many members of the clergy were expelled. [...]