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132 Moore, Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor, 27, 34, 30. Cf. , 7). 133 Moore, Nietzsche, Biology, and Metaphor, 34. 134 Moore, Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor, 63, 46, 55. , 38), he does not appear to have made any connection between Rolph’s “unersättliche Aneignung” (insatiable appropriation) and Bismarck’s famous claim that newly unified Germany was a “satiated” nation. Similarly, “according to his biologism, moral and physiological 38 ♦ FRED BRIDGHAM ‘breeding’ amount essentially to the same thing.

2 (Frankfurt: Insel, 1963), 86–92. 16 17 18 Mommsen, Bürgerliche Kultur, 207. Strachan, First World War 1:1122. An die Kulturwelt is discussed below. Ferguson, Pity of War, xxv. 19 “The figure depicted in this chapter [‘Incomplete Nation-State: Wotan and Fafner’] is in many ways less the ‘real’ Nietzsche than Nietzsche as interpreted, and misinterpreted, by Germans at the turn of the century” (Harold James, A German Identity, 1770–1990 [London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989], 92). 20 James, A German Identity, 100.

G. Wells set the pattern with an article in the Daily Chronicle: Every sword that is drawn against Germany is a sword drawn for peace. That trampling, drilling foolery in the heart of Europe that has arrested civilization and darkened the hopes of mankind for forty years, German Imperialism, German militarism, has struck its inevitable blow. The victory of Germany will mean the permanent enthronement of the War God over all human affairs. The defeat of Germany may open the way to disarmament and peace throughout the earth.

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