Contemplating the heavens and the total order of the cosmos.
The philosopher Nietzsche says there is no dignity in existence nor in man. That to exist is an expiation.
He says also that only the Greeks could philosophise since only them had culture.
He asks what does man know about himself?
To the question what is truth, he answers they are illusions of which one has forgotten that they are illusions; worn out metaphors which have become powerless to affect the senses; coins which have their obverse effaced and now are no longer of account as coins but merely as metal.
He writes, if I make the definition of a mammal and then declare after inspecting a camel, “ behold a mammal,” then no doubt a truth is brought to light thereby, but it is of every limited value and does not contain one single point which is true-in-itself, real and universally valid, apart from man.
And finally, does the infinite exist?