How Does Nietzsche's View On The Pursuit Of Happiness

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Nietzsche wrote "Mankind does not strive for happiness; only the Englishman does that ." He mocks the Englishman for striving towards happiness. This illustrates Nietzsche’s view on the pursuit of happiness; he does not belief we can become happy when we actively aim for it, it is a by-product. He sees happiness as a paradox. When people try to create happiness directly, they will experience it the least. Happiness should not be the ultimate goal. According to Nietzsche, life should not be valued by the amount of happiness attained, but to which degree the life is coherent. To him, a coherent life is dedicated to an overarching goal or mission. Contrary to all rationalists, Friedrich Nietzsche did not believe that rational thinking was a
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