Friedrich Nietzsche's The Genealogy Of Humanity

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Why are we who we are? Or more importantly, why are we human? Why does humanity act, think, work, live the way that it does? This question can be difficult to answer, yet the majority of people agree that the answer to this question lies within the idea of the human condition. The human condition is a philosophical idea, which revolves around figuring out what makes humans human. The human condition is a core principle in humanity with a myriad of different interpretations; a majority of which can be considered contradictory, due to the nature of philosophy, and is made up of 6 core traits, 3 of which will be explored throughout this essay.
A massive part of human life is conflict. This conflict can range anywhere from conflict with oneself, to conflict with your spirituality, to conflict between people. The most impressive of these conflicts is conflict between people, and more importantly, conflict with people’s spirituality. which has been fueling discourse and decision making since the beginning of human time, and furthermore, human history. In Friedrich Nietzsche’s essay, “The Genealogy of Morals,” he made countless provocative, liberal statements which exemplified his ideals and pessimism and a lack of faith in organized religion. This is spurred on by his background, tracing back to his parents traditional Lutheran roots, which they attempted to press upon Nietzsche. This led him to push those ideas away, and seeking his own answers to religion and philosophy, seeming to lead into a disillusionment with religion, and a
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Growth is all around us, and we witness growth throughout our entire life, at multiple different points. . An exceptionally good piece showcasing the growth within oneself would be Emily Dickinson’s poem “We Grow Accustomed to the Dark.” She states how people generally will either learn to cope and find meaning within suffering, or they just give up and crumble away into the

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