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(E25) Violent Revolution and Nietzsche, or A Conversation with Blake Faulkner (NSDA Nationals)

May 9, 2019

Josh interviews Blake Faulkner, a PhD candidate in communication at UNC-Chapel Hill about Nietzsche and his relevance for the the #Nats19 LD resolution. They discuss resentiment, critical theory, genealogy, the concept of an ascetic ideal, Marx, and Dostoyevsky! Also: Zootopia, sloths, and how bureaucrats ruin lives and inspire rage. Blake suggests that debaters should On the Genealogy of Morals, first essay, sections 10-11 to get the best Nietzschean revolutionary theory in a bite sized chunk. Good luck to everyone competing at #Nats19!