Nietzsche Pain And Good Will Analysis

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There is a belief that pain and good will are closely related to achieving some type of happiness or fulfillment in one’s life. There are many who believe that there must have been some type of great effort yielding positive outcomes or results after passing through suffering, failure, bad luck, or any element of pain. Having a “good life’ as characterized by Nietzsche, it fosters a level of discomfort or reversal between success and achievement because he believed happiness or fulfillment was capable after failing or experiencing some type of destitution. In other words, a baseball bat was swung to a person’s head by the accomplice, causing severe pain because that person failed to steal the bubble gum from the grocery store since they had…show more content…
Unfortunately, Nietzsche’s claim to have a “good life” does not render absolute fulfillment or happiness because experiencing hardships or physical or mental pain previous cannot guarantee a person’s fulfillment or happiness. In fact, there are other ways which establish a person’s willingness to be fulfilled that is more reasonable than pain before pleasure. I must disagree with Nietzsche’s philosophical thought that hardship produces or reinforces a better outcome or transition which manifests a person becoming happier or fulfilled with self. In the YouTube clip, the narrator, Alain de Botton, described Nietzsche’s “good life” is the result of “hardship” and pain is where the sense of fulfillment is originated. De Botton restated that Nietzsche said: “any worthwhile achievement was born out of constant struggle and hard work [and] there was no such straight path to the top.” It can only be exposed through the direct result of unvarying trial and error which certainly is developed as physical or mental pain. There is no glory unless distress or anguish is confronted from the
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