By Frankie Boyle
Studying Scotland's Jesus may be like being referred to as into the lounge by way of your baby shouting that they see a bit purple dot at the head of a television newscaster, then using the white sizzling bullet in the course of the propaganda circuitry of his or her exploding mind. It's a humorous e-book in regards to the information, in part since it used to be determined pornographic publication approximately Scottish Independence wouldn't fairly promote.
In chapters starting from foreign Politics to the Animal international, Scotland's Jesus is authorized the chance to show off his more and more unsympathetic worldview and disintegrating psyche. A torrent of jokes approximately contemporary occasions give you the framework for a broader philosophical melancholy. Frankie Boyle makes use of the tales of the preferred press as a springboard to provide an explanation for the character of truth and the main points of our enslavement to mirthless company Warlocks.
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He not only speaks diﬀerently, he is just diﬀerent... Alone I go now, my disciples! * Thus I will it. Go away from me and guard yourselves against Zarathustra! And better still: be ashamed of him! Perhaps he has deceived you. The man of understanding must be able not only to love his enemies, but also to hate his friends. One repays a teacher poorly if one always remains only a student. And why would you not pluck at my wreath? You revere me: but what if your reverence should some day collapse?
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NOTE ON THE TEXT AND TRANSLATION The text on which this translation is based is the standard German edition, Ecce homo. Wie man wird, was man ist, prepared by Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari (KSA 6: 255–374). Where possible I have retained Nietzsche’s idiosyncratic punctuation, which the Colli–Montinari edition restores after previous editors discreetly standardized it. Instances of Nietzsche’s double emphasis have been rendered in bold type. I am grateful to my colleague Fritz Gregor Herrmann, with whom I discussed parts of the ﬁnal draft of the translation, and to Graham Parkes for permission to reprint substantial excerpts from his Oxford World’s Classics translation of Thus Spoke Zarathustra.
Scotland's Jesus: The Only Officially Non-Racist Comedian by Frankie Boyle