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Nietzche Monday, April 30, 2007 6:15 PM What is the basis of Nietzche's rejection of the metaphysical tradition before him? Reject the idea that the will to live is fundamental.  Instead believed in the  will to power . Socratic dialectic puts the common person on the same level as the élite.  But it is not a  powerful tool, since it tends to seem sophistical and be unpersuasive.  So why use it?   Surely only because one is weak and wants to do down those on top who are strong.   his is just resentment. Socrates' placing of reason over instinct suggests that he was sick in some way.   Healthy people have good instincts and value them.  It is unhealthy to reject this world,  the senses, the body, change, and history.  We should NOT crave some supernatural  ideal but enjoy what is real.  " The 'apparent' world is the only one: the 'true' world is 
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