Fredrich Nietzsche Slave Morality Essay

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In this essay, we will dig into Fredrich Nietzsche’s approach to morality, specifically slave morality. Morality being the principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. Nietzsche believed people could choose their own fate. Make choices in life to be good or evil. Be a slave or be a master. Be a follower or a leader. He makes you think about life and how you want to live. Nietzsche wanted everyone to strive for good and to live the best lives that they could. Also, will discuss evidence to why he finds slave morality to be dangerous for the future of all humanity.
Fredrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher who was raised by a Lutheran faith-based family. Who at an early age realized he was doubtful of religion. As he adventured out into life as an adult he realized a person’s fate does not depend on God. Rather than a person’s actions, their character and moral standards. Nietzsche clearly was an atheist. He did not believe that your actions contribute to whether someone gets to enter the gates of heaven. He believed that the proper way to live by is to rely on yourself to determine your morality. Not to rely on God or the idea of heaven being the greater good. “Nietzsche
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To this day Nietzsche theory of will to power and the overman, has been miniplate to became related to how Hitler ruled. Hitler argued that it was "decisive for our people whether they have the Judeo-Christian faith and its flabby morality of sympathy, or a strong, heroic faith in god in nature, in god in one's own people, in god in one's own fate, in one's own blood.... One is either a Christian or a German. One can't be both." (royal) The Nazi’s decided to control the weak. Making them choose between their life and religion. Relatable to Nietzsche’s philosophy of the master morality. If you were a master, you didn’t believe in god and if you were a slave you did believe in