Analysis Of Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra

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In the late 19th century, philosopher and psychologist, Friedrich Nietzsche, published a four part chronicle, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, to express his perspective on how human beings can work towards and achieve a lifestyle of joy and innocence. Nietzsche, who was an anti-christ due to its slavish mentality and ways, believed that everyone has an “overman” and “ubermensch” aspect to their lives, where they can be free spirited and the ultimate dictator of their morals and values. For one to live a life of free of predestined expectations and societal pressures, they must be constantly overcoming themselves, have the will to power over themselves, and must accept the past in order to authentically affirm their identity. Once someone is able…show more content…
Whether it be because of, gender, race, religion, etc.., society tries to put us into precalculated and absolute groups. Furthermore, because of society, from the second we are born, we are enslaved and held responsible to live through someone else’s ideas of what is right for you and others. Every task in life can be seen as a burden, you’re expected to be cleanly and brush your teeth, you’re obligated to wear clothes in public, you’re supposed to wash your hands after you go to the bathroom. Although all of these examples seem like the right thing to do, they are also examples of being enslaved to a certain way of life, ruled by society. Nietzsche validates that, “there is much that is difficult for the spirit, the strong reverent spirit that would bear much: but the difficult and the most difficult are what its strength demands.” In other terms, Nietzsche acknowledges that shitty, even unfair things are going to happen to you in life and that is hard to be a minority and create change but, it's necessary; what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Through the camels humbling yet challenging experiences, they gain the strength through the suffering and hardships, to move towards a more resilient state which promotes one's true self, and the ability to overcome “thou shalts”. (add sentence)

PARAGRAPH 2 Once the camel is aware of it’s own mind and
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