Thus Spoke Zarathustra is one of the most extraordinary - and important - texts in Western philosophy. It was written by Friedrich Nietzsche between 1883 and 1885. He cast it in the form of a novel in the hope that his urgent message of the 'death of God' and the rise of the superman (Ubermensch) would have greater emotional as well as intellectual impact.
This book is not for just anyone, but everyone should in my regard read this book. And one must read it again and again to understand but it's not up to one self if one will actually know it's message.
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Are you tired of feeling f*cked up? If you are, Gary John Bishop has the answer. In this straightforward handbook, he gives you the tools and advice you need to demolish the slag weighing you down and become the truly unf*cked version of yourself. "Wake up to the miracle you are," he directs. "Here's what you've forgotten: You're a f*cking miracle of being." It isn't other people that are standing in your way; it isn't even your circumstances that are blocking your ability to thrive. It's yourself and the negative self-talk you keep telling yourself.
This book is the most spot on I've ever stumbled upon! None other motivational construct has been as hard hitting as this one, it's beyond motivation, it's just real-talk.
Durant lucidly describes the philosophical systems of such world-famous “monarchs of the mind” as Plato, Aristotle, Francis Bacon, Spinoza, Kant, Voltaire, and Nietzsche. Along with their ideas, he offers their flesh-and-blood biographies, placing their thoughts within their own time and place and elucidating their influence on our modern intellectual heritage. This book is packed with wisdom and wit.
This book welcomed me into the world of philosophy and into the lives and minds of the famous thinkers throughout history. I would've liked the book to have gone to even further depth of the philosophies rather than having them float by the stories of the philosophers. Overall a great book and it was interesting getting to know the philosophers lives and life stories which resultued in their great works.
The most thorough statement of one of Emerson's recurrent themes, the need for each individual to avoid conformity and false consistency, and follow his or her own instincts and ideas. It is the source of one of Emerson's most famous quotations, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds." This essay is a considered a watershed moment in which transcendentalism became a major cultural movement. An American classic.
Suupeeriinspiiriing foshooo!!! Elevated my soul as well as my intellectual brain synapses :) read it!!!!!!!
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