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    Master Morality vs. Slave Morality: Neiztche Wikipedia defines morality as “a system of principles and judgments based on cultural, religious, and philosophical concepts and beliefs, by which humans determine whether given actions are right or wrong.” (Wikipedia Morality) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, a German philosopher thought up of the idea that there are two moralities; The master and slave morality. These define a person by there actions to there world around them and how they handle certain

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    In Of the Genealogy of Morality, Nietzsche sought to provide context for what he saw as the central value system of the society in which he lived: slave-morality. Nietzsche saw morality as reflective of the conditions in which its proponents were brought up. He saw the roots of slave morality in oppression and slavery, and posits that it grew as a reaction to the morality of the masters of the time. What follows is a simplified account of Nietzsche’s master-slave dichotomy, and what he saw as the

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    Jahvon- Hey Mouhammed what do you know about Nietzsche's master morality and slave morality Mouhammed-well I don't know much just that some people have slave morality and some people I have master morality Jahvon-how about I enlighten you Mouhammed-sure why not Jahvon-first we have master morality, someone who has Master morality is a person who is powerful physically and or mentally Mouhammed-so can anyone have Master morality? Jahvon-no it's all about perspective and judgment based off one's

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    of the master and the slave morality came because Nietzsche would look at the ethical system. He examined the idea of the good and bad in the Greek world, and he showed how the terms have evolved in society. Nietzsche believed that the mind is no longer passive interrupters of the external world. The moralities are the distinction between right and wrong, or good behavior and bad behavior. Nietzsche’s described two different moralities, master morality and slave morality. Master morality is for

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    Nietzsche Slave Morality

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    position on Nietzsche’s writing. Nietzsche believed in two types of morality, slave and master. Nietzsche believed that those who have a slave morality are motivated by their bitter indignation of having been treated unfairly. The core motivator for those with slave morality is resentment. Slave morality is born out of resentment of the powerful. The man of resentment has a strong passion of hate. Fundamentally, slave morality develops out of the resentment by the weak in the face of the powerful

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    Nietzsche Chapter 17

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    only two basic types of morality Slave morality and Master Morality. These types of moralities that Nietzsche proposes were initially formed when society was actually made up of masters and slaves. In society masters were completely free and slaves simply did whatever their masters said. Based on their respected situations Nietzsche argues these groups of people came up with two very different types of morality. Of course there are no longer any literal masters and slaves in todays society, however

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    Furthermore, Nietzsche argues that anything that has existed for any length of time has been given different meanings and interpretations by different powers that master and subdue it. For this reason, if something has a purpose, it is a sign that a “will to power” is acting upon it. Concepts do not have an inherent purpose, but rather different forces construct their purpose through the intrinsic drive to dominate

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    one of the Western world’s deepest thinkers because he calls so many things into question. He felt that everyone would benefit greatly by questioning everything. In 1887 he wrote On the Genealogy of Morality to expand on his ideas he expressed through Beyond Good and Evil. On the Genealogy of Morality consists of three different essays that question and critique the value of our moral judgements. The first and the one I will focus on, being ‘Good and Evil’, ‘Good and Bad,’ in which Nietzsche discusses

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    was a relentless critic of morality and questioned the concept of good and bad. Similarly, he proposed a question on whether the self is an affirmation of good or negation of evil. He establishes that good/evil and good/bad come from two distinct origins, where the two good’s radically oppose each other. For Nietzsche, this is what seems like the slave morality, which says that evil equates to what is good and the master morality that equates bad to good. Slave morality proposes that if you are evil

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    founded on a revolt of the noble race. The Jews are uncanny and creative in their invention of slave morality, as they establish Judeo-Christianity as a ressentiment of master morality. Slave morality poses as a danger to humanity because it negates life and promotes the herd mentality. We have the task of examining Nietzsche’s genealogical work, and determining whether its historical claim of the origin of morality is true. Nietzsche’s genealogical work does not include scholarly references to support

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