Some articles on free spirits, spirits:
... points to the Assassins as anti-ascetic 'free spirits' who no longer believe in metaphysical truth ... Importantly, Nietzsche attacks the false spirits who are the host of self-describing "unbelievers" of modern times who claim to reject religious deception as scholars and philosophers and yet retain the ... Nietzsche compares genuine free spirits with the Assassins "When the Christian crusaders in the Orient came across that invincible order of Assassins – that order of free spirits par excellence whose ...
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“the sacred few who could not tame
Their spirits to the conquerors”
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