Unformatted text preview: German and English, and other examples such as philosophers, scientists, and women. The concept of turning the other cheek, and the meek and mild reaping rewards in Heaven is particularly contrary to Nietzsche’s teaching. He believes that these sermons are really a cover for hypocritical clergymen to seek power, and in Nietzsche’s eyes, this is not being true to the straightforward teachings of the will to power. The concept of reason, too, is overly-elevated in Christian and philosophical lifestyles. The essence of humans, Nietzsche tells us, is not reason, but rather will. Reason is supposed to facilitate the drive for power....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ETHICS 2010 taught by Professor William during the Fall '07 term at Western Michigan.
- Fall '07