Nietzsche Over Man Analysis

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I am writing about Nietzsche’s ideas on what makes us human in which he explains the over man and the three transformations. I will also discuses Sarte’s belief what the purpose of human life is. Nietzsche is an existentialist that wrote a passage based on the human transformation in three stages. Sarte is also an existentialist that believes existentialism is humanism. Nietzsche describes his theory of existentialism through multiple metamorphoses. He stresses in his passage that these transformations are not for everyone because not everyone will break away from the heard. The first is the “Camel” who is bogged down, spirit takes a lot on, and carry’s a heavy load (Evans Lecture). The next metamorphoses is the “Lion’, who is strong …show more content…
In section 5 of his passage he explains how the last man does not see the real world because he is blinded and will not take any steps in being the “Uber Mensh” also known as the “Over Man”. The Over Man is someone who is not a follower and who takes chances to be different such as the rope man in the passage. Nietzsche use the types of men and forms of his metamorphoses to show the transformation from the common man to the over man. In his passage he gives an example of a rope man who is an over man. He is putting himself out there to be different and that is what Nietzsche desires for men to do in order to reach higher knowledge. In section 6, the rope man falls and dies and Zarathustra (a character in the story) is telling the rope man life is good because he is not a common man. In the next section people start leaving and it turns dark outside symbolizing that people are not seeing straight and will still be the common man, even after seeing the rope man fall. He uses these terms to stress to the reader the points he is trying to get across that becoming fully human is a process of metamorphoses, that results from questioning and using reason (In Class

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