Is not life a hundred times too short for us— to bore ourselves. Any person possessing critical thinking skills can understand that a magnificently powerful god would have no incentive, interest, or even the slightest inclination to inflict pain and suffering on dead people.
The best of all things is something entirely outside your grasp: In his polemic Philology of the Future, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff dampened the book's reception and increased its notoriety. On his 44th birthday, after completing Twilight of the Idols and The Antichristhe decided to write the autobiography Ecce Homo.
That immense framework and planking of concepts to which the needy man clings his whole life long in order to preserve himself is nothing but a scaffolding and toy for the most audacious feats of the liberated intellect.
In fact, interest in Nietzsche's thought did increase at this time, if rather slowly and hardly perceptibly to him.
Malwida von Meysenbug remained like a motherly patron even outside the Wagner circle. Of course, when the Left demands "true" democracy, what they really want is a political dictatorship run by themselves -- which is why Fidel Castro is still their idol.
But this is not an excuse that will work, I hope, for most Nietzsche enthuasiasts. From that moment on he never recovered. Rank has been overthrown; "the bad have been placed above the good. For many more open access philosophy videos, check out the Wi Phi Youtube channel. We can hear the oppressed, downtrodden, violated whispering among themselves with the wily vengefulness of the impotent, "Let us be unlike those evil ones.
The history of philosophy, theology, and psychology since the early 20th century is unintelligible without him. Some scholars particularly the later Existentialists have interpreted the idea as a perpetually recurring condition of human existence, as one faces, in every moment, infinite possibilities or modes of interpretation.
Published in four parts between and Another translation: This very often sounds good, since Nietzsche sees himself, and can easily impress others, as simply making a healthy affirmation of life.
Whatever they may be, our concepts tend toward fantasy of the grass is greener variety. His father was Carl Ludwig Nietzsche a Lutheran pastor and former teacher and his mother was Franziska Oehler, and the couple had two other children, Elisabeth born in and Ludwig Joseph born in And just as absoluteness of doctrine had found expression in philosophy and religion, absoluteness would become attached to the nation-state with missionary fervour.
He really needs to think better of his approach and understanding in those matters. InGast transcribed the crabbed, nearly illegible handwriting of Nietzsche for the first time with Richard Wagner in Bayreuth. Now, with the new style of Zarathustra, his work became even more alienating, and the market received it only to the degree required by politeness.
For they must all bear within themselves the laws of number, and it is precisely number which is most astonishing in things.
Stalin's creation was more successful and more durable than either Napoleon's or Hitler's, and his own power more absolute and extensive.
This elicits an unsettling comparison. Also, the absolute Darwinian prerequisite of survival, reproduction, is a particular problem for a person with no intimate relations with the opposite sex.
His point was that, if there is nothing outside this world no God, no transcendental realm of any sortthen any justification or meaning that life has must be derived from within itself, in the same way as the meaning of a painting or a poem comes only from within itself.
There are ages in which the rational man and the intuitive man stand side by side, the one in fear of intuition, the other with scorn for abstraction. Likewise, his notion of "eternal return" or "eternal recurrence" has generated much argument among scholars.
Between andhe returned repeatedly to a sparsely-furnished rented room in Sils Maria in the Swiss Alps, where he wrote some of his most important work, writing until noon and then walking in the mountains in the afternoon.
Nietzsche tries to makes a virtue of this: The complete list is shown below for effect, but one in particular deserves a focused look, I Samuel If we are forced to comprehend all things only under these forms, then it ceases to be amazing that in all things we actually comprehend nothing but these forms.
In his short time in the military, he experienced much and witnessed the traumatic effects of battle. Hell makes no sense and it represents an ill-fated and entirely avoidable error in the foundation of Christianity.
Although a solitary and taciturn youth, he showed particular talents in music and language and, paradoxically, also in religious education. For Nietzsche, therefore, sorrows and troubles were not to be denied or escaped he particularly despised people who turned to drink or to religionbut to be welcomed and cultivated and thereby turned to one's advantage.
This, generally speaking, is precisely what has happened. The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once glorified art to this level: “Art as the single superior counterforce against all will to negation of life, art as the anti-Christian, anti-Buddhist, anti-Nihilist par excellence.” Here are 15 films influenced by Nietzschean philosophical.
Influential German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche () is known for his writings on good and evil, the end of religion in modern society and the concept of a "super-man." Philosopher. Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra outlines three metamorphoses of the spirit. 1) The camel which carries the weight of established values such as education, morality and culture.
In times of deep distress I’ve often found the brutal, unsparing candor of Friedrich Nietzsche a strange comfort. While wholly enamored of the aristocratic, Hellenistic past of literary invention, the often bilious German philosopher nonetheless had no illusions about the nature of power, which.
In times of deep distress I’ve often found the brutal, unsparing candor of Friedrich Nietzsche a strange comfort.
While wholly enamored of the aristocratic, Hellenistic past of literary invention, the often bilious German philosopher nonetheless had no illusions about the nature of power, which. Friedrich Nietzsche (–) was a literary and social critic, not a systematic philosopher.
In ethics, the chief target of his criticism was the Judeo-Christian tradition. He described Jewish ethics as a “slave morality” based on envy.Master morality and slave morality of friedrich nietzsche