A Will to Power

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This is what Nietzsche means by a “will to power”, the will to have complete command of yourself and life. This philosophy could be perceived as a bit barbaric, in that one could interpret it as Nietzsche encouraging man to constantly wage war against his fellow man in an effort to remain superior...
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Although Nietzsche does urge us to strive for positions of power and command of our lives, he does not believe that men should wage constant war against one another. What Nietzsche means by command is that the greatest people, or as he refers to them, “the wisest of men,” (pg...
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