When there is a sign of a cry for help what is the first instinct one 's mind comes to? To deceive or to help others? There has always been a debate about the question of whether humans are naturally altruistic, helpful, or naturally egoistic, selfish people. Many believe that it depends on the situation where a person has a choice in being helpful or deceitful by considering a person’s ethnicity, personality, or circumstances. Altruism versus egoism has also lead down to conclusions allowing people to believe that is natural to be both selfish and helpful.
She writes, “I keep on dying, because I love to live,” in her poem “The Lesson.” Lastly, Angelou commonly wrote about her internal struggles through life. She often used the form of questioning the reader in her work. For example, ¨Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you so upset with gloom?” (“Still I Rise”). Angelou used questions to make the reader feel and understand her point of view.
The term of his writing is about philosophical polemics, cultural critism and poetry. In his writing also tend to aphorism and irony. Some dominant elements of his philosophy which is radical critique of reason and truth in favor of perspectivism, genealogical critique of religion and Christian morality, his aesthetic affirmation of existence in response to the death of God, and the profound crisis of nihilism.His opinion of the Apollonian and Dionysian and his delineation of the human subject as the reflection of competing wills, collectively understood as the will to power. In his later work, he developed influential concepts such as the Übermensch and the doctrine of eternal return, and got more and more preoccupied with the creative powers of the individual to overcome social, ethnic, and moral contexts in pursuit of new values and artistic health. Nietzsche’s moral philosophy is predominant critical which is he assaults profound quality both for its dedication to untenable spellbinding (magical and experimental) asserts about human organization, and also for the injurious
The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche first stated the phrase “Gott ist tot” in his 1882 collection The Gay Science. The Death of God was a poignant motif that haunted Nietzsche until the day he died – inspiring him so that he became almost prophetic in heralding his gospel.  In Nietzsche’s view the Death of God didn’t mean the literal demise of a concrete deity, rather it conveyed his view that the static, unmoving God of the western world was no longer a definitive moral source for mankind – in our unrelenting progress. We must now realize that we are culpable of egotistical deicide and that we must recreate a moral compass to rectify this outrageous crime. And we may be closer to that realization than Nietzsche could have predicted.
Since the beginning of human existence, our world had different kinds of moral sources which were religion, family, friends. Different sources of morality provided different meanings of morality. Furthermore, morality differs from the one person to another in different circumstances. However, an idea of morality is to provide an instrument which will help the society to develop and keep the difference between human beings and animals. Following that, it would be a mistake to presume that religion and God to be the origin of moral ideas, because humans themselves invented an image of God and the rules that people should obey.
In this article entitled "Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem" from “obedience of authority”, the German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist “Erich Seligmann Fromm” argues that the possibility of mankind destroying itself through obedience is more common than what most would believe (Fromm 259). It obviously clear that obedience and disobedience nowadays are ones of the hottest topics that have their own social consequences. While Obedience is the practical acceptance of the authority and the will of God, disobedience is a cause of repletion and distrust of god. In this article, “Fromm” insists that disobedience is necessary and is a must since it can be evident throughout
He is a clone.Unfortunately, Matt has to undergo and adapt to the hatred of a society, depression, and isolation because of his identity and who he is. Therefore conflict plays a huge role in this novel and overall as a reader.The concept of conflict is to give a description of a type of issue/problem that can be internal or external.It is usually subjected to 6 different types of conflicts such as ( Man vs. Self, Man vs. Man, Man vs. Society, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. machine, and Man Vs.Fate/Supernatural.) These all play an extravagant part of novels and their characters.The choices we tend to make impact the way our point of view stands in the world.Everybody has different opinions on certain
The belief of rejection from the supreme authority is the main aspect of nihilism which mostly occurs in modern or postmodern age. Nihilism is very difficult to define however many philosophers describe it according to their own point of view, so that’s why it has multiple philosophical
"If a temple is to be erected, a temple must be destroyed!" Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is one of humanity's most influential and amaranthine thinkers. He was a German philosopher, political critic, philologist, writer, and poet. Some of his most famous works include Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1891), Beyond Good and Evil (1886), The Gay Science (1882), The Birth of Tragedy (1872), Twilight of the Idols (1889), The Will to Power (1901), etc. His impact isn't just on recently found scholarly insight, but additionally on the way numerous contemporary Western philosophers approach "life".