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  1. And this is his, Nietzsche's, trick – he wrote most of his works in poetic aphorisms and parables; not analytical arguments, as is customary for most philosophers. This is the interest – quite accurate, sharp and sometimes cynical (in the original sense of the word, but also in the modern sense) statements Nietzsche presents in such an artistic, sloganlike, sometimes darkly mysterious form.

    It's fun to unravel and discover the meaning for yourself. At the same time, it is a real philosophy, non – destructive: serious thoughts and food for thought, that is, such works should not be “easy to read”, in fact.

  2. Nietzsche, in my opinion, is greatly underestimated. In terms of the ratio of people who read it to people who understood it more or less correctly, he is ahead of all other well-known philosophers.

    What is the value of Nietzsche? He is a subtle psychologist when it comes to the dark side of human nature, accurate and attentive. He is a poet, and persuades with fervor and charisma, not rational arguments, which is not surprising for an irrationalist. He is an inspired idealist, and this is evident in every sentence-he is convinced of his truth, is in love with it, and encourages the reader to love it too. His truth is life, and it is in it that he offers to fall in love without memory. But at the same time, not passively, accepting it as a stream that circles a weak-willed body, but demanding, constructive, with the creator's love for his creation, devoid of any reverence.

    Of interest is his epistemological attitude, which I would call post-skepticism. So, Pyrrhonian skepticism is based on the fact that you can't know anything, and therefore you need to renounce the world, strive for equanimity, for lack of opinion, this is a very eastern ethical attitude, first of all. In the future, ethics fades into the background and the attitude towards the impossibility of knowledge remains. Nietzsche believes that we must strive for the truth, and to do this, destroy everything that can be destroyed – what remains will be the truth, the result is a synthesis of skepticism with a positive Nietzschean attitude.

    As for the difficulty of reading, a lot depends on the period. I personally distinguish between the early, mature and late Nietzsche, and prefer the central period-before the ideas of the superman, before Zarathustra. “Human, too human”, “Morning Dawn” and “Fun Science” are my favorite books of his, also “Esse Homo”, but this is already from great love, not everyone can read a book with the chapters “why I am so wise”, “why I am so smart” and “why I write such good books” without rolling their eyes every five minutes.

  3. ANY THEORY can be very effectively presented in 1 minute – if you know this theory very well and are able to present it qualitatively – this is a huge problem in all philosophical literature, so long, muddy, unaffordable presentations shock naive readers of the “read something smart” level.

    EXAMPLE – the most famous and most important philosopher for the USSR was perfectly mastered by only a few philosophers, the rest of the philosophers considered it sufficient to express / portray deep respect and worship…ordinary non-philosophical people only knew that this Famous Philosopher was the most important and important of all, and what his name was.

    Brilliant philosophers of the same level – SOCRATES and CONFUCIUS-provide an ideal example of VERY SMART and PRACTICALLY USEFUL THINGS.

  4. For an untrained reader, there is no point in reading philosophical literature.You either come to it gradually, developing in an intellectual and conscious direction, or you have a natural, initial tendency to be interested in fundamental questions, to understand and comprehend them, without any instructions.Why waste time on something you're not prepared for ?After all, the whole point of reading is not to read much ,but to extract the essence of what you read…Only what captures the mind and is comprehensible to the individual will be useful and
    push him to personal evolution and development. Otherwise, the lines read will disappear from memory before the reader turns the last page.
    Moshe is a genius and time has proved it,it is proved by the fact that there is a polar opinion about him,it is proved by the fact that even people who do not read, have heard about him and know about his works.
    A powerful, rare human mind, alas, so early absorbed in the darkness of hopeless madness.

  5. Nietzsche is very simple and easy to understand. His ideas are simply based on the ideas of Max Stirner, who is easily understood by reading the ideas of Heraclitus, whose ideas are partially revealed in the Triad of Hegel and Sartre's personal responsibility.

  6. I recommend reading Kant's Transcendental Idealism. The professor was able to write in such a way that the brain not only breaks, but also requires a couple of days of rest after that. In general, it is recommended to read not what is popular and forced on the Internet. And those things that really coincide with your worldview. This will give you extra motivation to understand what you have read and not give up the case halfway.

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