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  • Apollonianism And Dionysianism
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    Buddha, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Plato cover very specific views of their versions of an afterlife in their essays, The Path to Enlightenment, Apollonianism and Dionysianism, and The Allegory of the Cave, respectively. These views vary greatly; however, they all share some similarities, such as moderation and wellness. Nietzsche would like to create a balance between two forces, Apollonianism and Dionysianism, in which intellect and passion work together. Dionysianism relates to passion and hyst...
  • Nietzsche Points
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    Nietzsche Nietzsche on Religion: Rhetorical Devices In Twilight of the Idols Nietzsche discusses his views on Christianity, other philosophers, and authors of his time. Nietzsche's main focus, however, is on Christianity and how its actions and views are means to an end. He uses eloquent diction that sometimes loses the reader (he makes up for his articulate word usage with elementary sentences which describe his views very efficiently) along with syntax which is very informal - for the time - t...
  • Nietzsche's Critique Of Christian Morality
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    In 1859 Charles Darwin offered a theory that seemed to disprove the longstanding explanation of the origin of existence. Darwin's theory of evolution proposes a convincing argument that the universe was not created for a purpose, with intention, by a conscious God, but rather, was a phenomenon of random change. Friedrich Nietzsche articulated the gravity of the affect of Darwin's theory on society. He said that when Darwin published the theory of evolution people stopped believing in God. Nietzs...
  • Nietzsche's Idea Of The Superman
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    Though when most people think of superheroes they think of the type with super powers, the original idea of the 'superman' was developed by Friedrich Nietzsche in the 1800's. The ubermensch (literally overman in German) never had extra-ordinary powers and wasn't developed as the protector of man. Instead, the superman is a person who has overcome all the flaws of mankind and is essentially 'perfect. ' This idea, though it was thought of as an ideal goal that all people should strive for, has alm...
  • D'holbach Believes Some Superior Being
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    Philosophy " Man's life is a line that nature commands him to describe upon the surface of the Earth without ever being able to swerve from it, even for an instant... His organization does in nowise depend upon himself, his ideas come to him involuntarily, his habits are in the power of those who cause him to contract them... He is good or bad, happy or miserable, wise or foolish, reasonable or irrational, without his will being for anything in these various states". -D'Holbach I believe D'Holba...

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