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Unformatted text preview: him. When one acts upon merely his heart’s will, sympathy and likewise emotional actions take place. Instead of being tough and powerful like the master morals, the slave morals teaches goodness as all the things that help the weak, like kindness, humility, and sympathy. He sums up the differences between the two moralities by stating that a noble man under the standards of master morality instigates fear in the despicable man, while under the standards of slave morality it is always the evil man who instigates fear. I agree with the majority of this morality thinking, but I think labeling it as slave thinking is wrong, because the slave morality seems to be the higher and more upright way of thinking because of its focus on others making selflessness its end goal. In a sense that type of thinking is slave thinking, but it seems derogatory; where it may be the better of the two....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course PHIL 1100 taught by Professor Mills during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08