Thursday, October 22, 2020
Hippo Augustine

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine's work enabled Christianity to successfully transit from the ancient work of Rome into the fragmented new world of medieval Europe.
Alain deBotton, like most readers of Nietzsche, was unable to latch onto a unifying thread or theme so he divides his large chapter on Nietzsche into 23 sub section that are basically stand alone commentaries strung together loosely with one Nietzschean idea, namely that success grows out of misery, appearing most frequently.