Discuss your answers to the following questions.
(If I have not presented on Pythagoras and Nietzsche's Doctrine of the Eternal Recurrence of the Same, make sure I do so now. If you were not in class, make sure to get the notes.)
1. What has Vonnegut seen? What is the experienced truth here? What is Slaughterhouse Five about?
2. Who is heroic here? Why?
3. Discuss the Doctrine of the Eternal Recurrence of the Same. According to the members of your group, what effect would believing this have on a person? Does Billy Pilgrim believe it?
M. Kagan, for PHL 403, Heroism and the Human Spirit.