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Beyond Good and Evil Summary
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Beyond Good and Evil Summary

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Beyond Good and Evil is a philosophical examination of the theory that the "will to truth" is present in all human beings. Nietzsche believes that in order to discover the truth, one must question all one has learned and observed. This includes exploration of self perception, virtually everything taught in society, and probably the most important in the author's mind, religion. While man may have the innate ability to do this, many do not have the wherewithal or the ambition to search beneath all they have been taught. The people who do not have the ambition are viewed as weak, socialized, robotic creatures who have little worth in Nietzsche's eyes.

The philosopher asserts that his theories and reasoning are truth. Nietzsche's truth comes from many years of intense education as well as study of the great Greek masters and more modern philosophers. Nietzsche grants that the new breed...

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