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1 day ago · Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (1885–1886) O . The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also.
1 day ago · For Friedrich Nietzsche, destiny keeps the form of Amor fati (Love of Fate) through the important element of Nietzsche's philosophy, the "will to power" (der Wille zur Macht), the basis of human behavior, influenced by the Will to Live of Schopenhauer.
1 day ago · Pandeism is proposed to explain, as it relates to deism, why God would create a universe and then abandon it, and as to pantheism, the origin and purpose of the universe. The word pandeism is a hybrid blend of the root words pantheism and deism, combining Ancient Greek: πᾶν pan “all” with Latin: deus which means "god".
1 day ago · Amor fati is a Latin phrase that may be translated as "love of fate" or "love of one's fate". It is used to describe an attitude in which one sees everything that happens in one's life, including suffering and loss , as good or, at the very least, necessary.
1 day ago · He who imitates what is evil always goes beyond the example that is set; on the contrary, he who imitates what is good always falls short. Francesco Guicciardini, Storia d' Italia (1537-1540). Imitation can acquire pretty much everything but the power which created the thing imitated. Henry S. Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street (1940), p. 96.
1 day ago · Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Aphorism 146; P . Jamais on ne fait le mal si pleinement et si gaiement que quand on le fait par conscience. Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it conscientiously.