Friedrich Nietzsche and the Secularization of Society

In 1882 the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche famously declared “God is dead… and we have killed him.”

The “we” he spoke of were the other Enlightenment thinkers who ushered in an age of reason and rationality that sought to undermine traditional forms of religious belief. The dawn of scientific inquiry, they thought, suddenly rendered belief in God untenable for any…

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Jake Meiss

Jake Meiss

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I'm an electrical engineer with a passion for ideas. Christianity, philosophy, politics, worldview, and social commentary.