Friedrich Nietzsche: Master And Slave Morality

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Morality is a topic that will always contain a variety of viewpoints, conversations, and problems, but it is a subject that will never have a factual or concrete answer. Although it has history and many similar general understandings, morality is, simply put, an idea, to which people have different perceptions within their lives due to information gained from their experiences and the thoughts of others. Friedrich Nietzsche describes his view of the issue in On the Genealogy of Morals, creating a main talking point through detailing the difference between “master” morality and “slave” morality. He describes this separation by showing that originally, people of power dictated what was good and bad, as they valued qualities such as physical strength and courage, while slaves, or weak people, resented those qualities because they did not, and could not possess them. Nietzsche ideas about these two types of morality, at their core, relate back to origin, mindset, and action in variety of evident ways that clearly illustrate his mental landscape on the matter. A massively important aspect of Friedrich Nietzsche’s ideology about master and slave morality comes from the information frequently relayed about the history of morality, along with the ignorant perceptions of English philosophers. He mentions that these philosophers create their ideas from unhistorical standpoints, and “…it is certainly a shame that they lack the historical sense itself, that they themselves have been
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