Nietzsche, Trump, Football, and Game of Thrones

Nietzsche, Trump, Football, and Game of Thrones By Edwardo Pérez “Bend the knee.” This seemed to be Daenerys Targaryen’s catchphrase in Game of Thrones’ seventh season and even though the season ended on August 27th, the phrase continues to resonate in many different ways. Certainly, much had been said about kneeling since Colin Kaepernick first…

Nietzschean Revenge in Game of Thrones

Nietzschean Revenge in Game of Thrones Edwardo Pérez “If given the opportunity, what do we do to those who hurt the ones we love?” While Lord Petyr Baelish (also known as Littlefinger) posed this question to Sansa in the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones (in the episode titled “Mockingbird”), it’s a perfect summation…