Nietzsche’s Great Regret

Eddie Ejjbair
2 min readJul 3, 2023

Toward the end of his active years, Nietzsche realised that he spent most of his life ‘annihilating’ values he thought were worthless. It turns out, they weren’t worthless, they just couldn’t provide a satisfactory answer as to why they should exist. This is because they’d been taken for granted for generations, and the reasons for their existence were replaced with habits. When confronted with the Western intellect, which is voracious in…

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Eddie Ejjbair

‘Gradually it’s become clear to me what every great philosophy has been: a personal confession of its author and a kind of involuntary and unconscious memoir’