11 April 2010

"Redemption" is the official doctrine preached by those ("psychological types") whose hypersensitivity to the given manifests itself as an incapacity for resistance. Reactive irritability becomes the conformism which is elsewhere the mark of pity: an intolerance to resistance (Widerstand), a warning against (Widerraten) resistance (Widerstreben), a resistance to resistance.

Rebecca Comay, "Redeeming Revenge: Nietzsche, Benjamin, Heidegger, and the Politics of Memory," Nietzsche as Postmodernist: Essays pro and contra. Ed. Clayton Koelb. SUNY, 1990: 21-38 and notes. (35)

my problem exactly.

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