Short Essay Questions Key
1. Explain the concept behind Nietzsche's BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL.
The concept behind BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL is to determine what causes people to strive for truth through the use or absence of self-will and prejudiced thinking.
2. What is Nietzsche's opinion on the existence of opposites?
Many believe everything is created through the existence of its opposite. If that is true, how does the opposite come into being? Nietzsche does not believe that there are black and white true opposites.
3. Nietzsche presents an argument on conscious versus instinct. What is the author's opinion?
Nietzsche says that humans are not often aware that each conscious decision or observation is based upon instinct. Therefore, they cannot be opposites.
4. A false judgment may not be something that a person's mind objects to outright. What is the theory on false judgments in one's life?
A false judgment is not necessarily a thing that is objectionable to a person's mind. The key is to determine to what extent one allows false judgments into one's life. Man must be able to be able to recognize falseness as a part of life is acceptable even if it means going against one's own value system.
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