Nietzsche The Nihilist - Deepstash
Nietzsche The Nihilist

Nietzsche The Nihilist

Curated from: medium.com

Ideas, facts & insights covering these topics:

9 ideas

·

3.43K reads

26

Explore the World's Best Ideas

Join today and uncover 100+ curated journeys from 50+ topics. Unlock access to our mobile app with extensive features.

""Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.""

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

65

567 reads

Nietzsche And His School Of Thought

Nietzsche, a controversial German philosopher, fell out of favour due to his ideas about the ideal, superior man, described as the ‘overman’ who can and should foil the weaker man, were used by the Nazis.

His ideas pertaining to nihilism form his most popular doctrines and philosophies.

29

402 reads

The Meaning Of Nihilism

Nihilism is the belief that all values are baseless, and there is nothing worthy to know or communicate. It is a philosophy of no belief, no trust, and having no purpose in life.

31

323 reads

Nietzsche On Friendship And Marriage

Nietzsche believed successful marriages are possible when there is a good amount of existing friendship.

According to him, a woman's love has a built-in hatred towards that which is not loved, and both love and hate come together as a package.

41

481 reads

Madness According To Nietzsche

Madness was a subjective and relative term according to the German philosopher.

He wrote about madness being found in prayer, love and a personal response towards life. A madhouse or asylum, according to him, was filled with people who were not really mad, but just like himself, different from what the society deems as normal.

37

456 reads

We Become What We Hate

Nietzsche observed that we start to become the person we focus on. We start to resemble our enemies and indulge in the very things that we hate in the other person, absorbing the thoughts and feelings of those associated with us.

49

395 reads

"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

60

288 reads

No Knowledge Is Certain

The No-belief ideology of Nietzsche provides a kind of cosmic scepticism, where everything is uncertain and even the concept of good and evil is subjective.

Established moral theories were routinely questioned by the philosopher and many consider the doctrine as an important counterpoint to many of the practices and moral values taken for granted.

33

244 reads

The Value Of Truth According To Nietzsche

The controversial philosopher questioned whether people really want to hear the truth or are happy in their beliefs, assumptions and illusions, not wanting them to be crushed by inconvenient facts.

Many people suffer from delusions and pretensions that have now taken up the place of reality and can turn hostile if faced with the bitter truth.

34

281 reads

IDEAS CURATED BY

phillipmcclain

The Greeks were right.

Phillip Mcclain's ideas are part of this journey:

Ways to Move Forward When You're Feeling Stuck

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

Practicing empathy in relationships and communication

Understanding the importance of balance in personal and professional life

Defining your path in life

Related collections

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates