By Friedrich Nietzsche; Anthony M. Ludovici

Precis: Written in 1888 earlier than the ultimate years of madness that may plague Friedrich Nietzsche till his demise in 1900, "Ecce Homo" is an insightful mirrored image through the writer upon his personal lifestyles and his impression at the international of philosophy. In "Ecce Homo" Nietzsche deals his own point of view on his quite a few philosophical works together with: "The delivery of Tragedy", "Thoughts out of Season", "Human, All-Too-Human", "The sunrise of Day", "The homosexual Science", "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", "Beyond reliable and Evil", "The family tree of Morals", "The Twilight of the Idols", and "The Case of Wagner". during this revealing little paintings we achieve nice perception into what Nietzsche was once as he observed himself and a last reiteration of his center philosophy, a rejection of the Christian excellent that says discomfort as a noble necessity of existence and of Christianity because the bastion of best morality.

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I kept telling him it was the result of the fine air up here, that everyone felt the same, that you could not stand 6,000 feet above Bayreuth and not notice it – but he would not believe me… If, this notwithstanding, many great and petty misdeeds have been committed against me, it was not ‘will’, least of all ill will that was the cause of it: I could complain, rather – I have just suggested as much – of the good will which has caused me no little mischief in my life. My experiences give me a right to a general mistrust of the so-called ‘selfless’ drives, of the whole ‘love of one’s neighbour’ which is always ready with deeds and advice.

Vexation, morbid susceptibility, incapacity for revenge, the desire, the thirst for revenge, poison-brewing in any sense – for one who is exhausted this is certainly the most disadvantageous kind of reaction: it causes a rapid expenditure of nervous energy, a morbid accretion of excretions, for example of gall into the stomach. Ressentiment is the forbidden in itself lot the invalid –his evil: unfortunately also his most natural inclination. – This was grasped by that profound physiologist Buddha.

Yet what happened to me? How did I free myself from disgust? Who rejuvenated my eyes? How did I fly to the height where the rabble no longer sit at the well? Did my disgust itself create wings and water-diving powers for me? Truly, I had to fly to the extremest height to find again the fountain of delight! Oh, I have found it, my brothers! Here, in the extremest height, the fountain of delight gushes up for me! And here there is a life at which no rabble drinks with me! You gush up almost too impetuously, fountain of delight!

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