Apollo and Dionysus

Friedrich Nietzsche: Apollonian and Dionysian, Socrates as the Supreme Evil

“Let us turn our eyes […] to the highest sphere of the world that flows around us.” (Friedrich Nietzsche, the Birth of Tragedy, p.75) Introduction Friedrich Nietzsche believed that, among the many Greek Gods, two were the most important, Apollo and Dionysus, both sons of Zeus. Apollo and Dionysus are complete opposites of eachother, however,…