Thus Spoke Zarathustra-Part III

This is the spirit of gravity which sees life as a

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only be forgiven for living if we steadfastly follow the good. This is the "spirit of gravity,"  which sees life as a burden to be borne. Zarathustra urges us to learn to love ourselves  (not an easy task, he admits) and to see life not as a test or a burden, but as a joy in  which we create our own good and our own evil. Rather than look for the  only  way to  live, we should be able to say, "This is  my  way; where is yours?"   The Convalescent  In trying to fully face the thought of the eternal recurrence, Zarathustra is overcome with  nausea and falls unconscious. After regaining consciousness, he spends the next seven  days convalescing. Then he speaks about how humans are the cruelest animals: we love  to watch others in pain, and we call this fascination "pity." Zarathustra's nausea comes  over him with the thought that if everything recurs eternally, that means that humans, in  their mediocrity and smallness, must also recur without change. Zarathustra's animals  respond that his destiny is to be the teacher of the eternal recurrence.
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