The Sophist
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The Sophist

Nietzsche’s three steps to a meaningful life

The story of the camel, the lion, and the child

Friedrich Nietzsche will accompany you in your own search for meaning (Painting: ‘Sunset’ by Caspar David Friedrich) (Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons)

In 1882, Friedrich Nietzsche was a man who had known the depths of despair. Nietzsche had lived with a number of health problems, mental health issues, and post-traumatic stress syndrome from serving as a medical orderly in the Franco-Prussian War (during which he had also contracted diphtheria and…

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Steven Gambardella

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