Nietzsche Beyond Good And Evil Summary

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Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher who believed that master morality was the superior morality as opposed to slave morality. He starts in the selection of “In Beyond Good and Evil” by saying “To refrain mutually from injury, from violence, from exploitation and put one’s will on par with that of others: this may result in a certain rough sense in good conduct among individuals when the necessary conditions are given…” Nietzsche explains here that if everyone could just treat each other equally, the world would be a lot better. In his opinion, those who believe this refuse to believe what this way of thinking really is, which is “a Will to the denial of life”. At this point, one has to think very deeply to the basis and must resist all sentimental weakness. Nietzsche says that “life itself is ESSENTIALLY appropriation, injury, conquest of the strange and weak, suppression, severity, obtrusion of peculiar forms, incorporation, and at the least, putting it mildest, exploitation,” but why should these words be used specifically when we live in a world where for ages the world has been marked with a disparaging purpose? People in a society treat each other in an equal manor. This type of behavior is taken place in almost every healthy aristocracy. If the society considered itself a healthy and not a dying society, and continues to maintain a positive outlook of things and refrain from doing negative things within the society, then the society will be the “incarnated
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