Spiritual Revenge

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Mehmet Dervisogullari Beaupre, J. Phil 100w February 25, 2008 Spiritual Revenge When the slave morality becomes dominant over master morality, as Nietzche thinks it has, then it becomes a form of “spiritual revenge”. In other words, the weak dominating and avoiding the improvement of the strong. This is just like the younger child who goes to the parent to complain about the stronger sibling. This is not for justice or well-being. This is for revenge and this is where the slave morality goes bad. The revenge of the strong is shameless and honest. The revenge of the weak, by
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Unformatted text preview: contrast, is shameful and dishonest. Nietzche is against for the revenge of the weak. He thinks it is not just morality which was used for avoiding the improvement of good. The “good and evil” are two different sets of morality dependent on class, which means it is relative. The noble man follows a master morality, he determines what is good, honoring “. .everything that he finds in himself.” He believes that the good man inspires fear. On the other hand, according to Nietzsche, there is a slave morality with different ideas about what good is....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHI 100w taught by Professor Beaupre during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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