Response on Friedrich Nietzsche

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Response on Friedrich Nietzsche Veronica Piccioni The Death of God is Nietzche’s explination that the idea of God can no longer give human beings answers and can no longer provide certain values to us. It is the end of the western world’s reliance on religion as a moral compass and source of meaning. The western world had depended on the rule of God for thousands of years. Religion gave order to society and meaning to life and without it he believed that society will move into an age of nihilism which is the total rejection of established laws and institutions. Another major part of Nietzsche’s philosophy is his concept of “will to power". Will to power is known to be the main driving force in human beings is which is the achievement, ambition, and the striving to reach the highest goals and positions in life, it is one’s inner power and drive to succeed. The will to power does not add to the force, but it is the force. Nietzsche advances Schopenhauer’s theory “will to live” which he thought to be the force of living beings being driven by their will to live. They are afraid to die, therefore they have a force resulting in procreation, they will in another way continue to survive by their offspring. Nietzche believed that it was not only the will to survive, but to succeed (power) and that everyone has this power, even subconsciously. Everything strives for power. The overman (Ubermensch) is the superior man who justifies the existence of the human race. It is described to be the one who is willing to risk all for the sake of the enhancement of humanity. This idea agrees with another the will-to-power because the Ubermensch has the driving force as explained before which is the will to power. Overman means having the power to overcome problems, as well as looking for a path devoid of God. To reach the top of the mountain, you must go
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