Zarathustra, And EH Nietzsche's Will To Power

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However, if – as I have discussed above – Nietzsche claims that all of reality is Will to Power, then to show what it means to be in general is to show what it means to be as Will to Power. Of course it could be pointed out that Parkes is talking about human beings and Nietzsche about the overhuman. However, I believe that can be said for the latter is valid for the former. As mentioned above, in EH Nietzsche claims that because of his great health Zarathustra ‘is reality itself’ insofar as he understands it for what it is and suffer no estrangement from it. This condition, I think it falls under the description of what it means to be the sense of the earth. However, Zarathustra is no overhuman, but just a great human being. Hence, human beings also can be the sense of the earth, although in an inferior way to the overhuman. When Zarathustra requires that his audience lets the overhuman being the sense of the earth, I therefore take him to imply that there can be other …show more content…
Where it seems that Nietzsche understands the overhuman to be the most truthful interpretation of everything, he seems to leaves room for different and less truthful ones. If this is a sound line of reasoning, then we could read the figure of the last human as the least truthful interpretation of the earth. Between the last human and the overhuman we find a full spectrum of interpretations which we can suppose to have varying levels of human greatness.
As discussed above, in The Genealogy of Morals Nietzsche claims that all existence is an act of interpretation as an act of becoming master. To self-interpret oneself is then to become master of oneself in a certain way, and to express this mastery

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