Review of Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spoke Zarathustra pdf is written by Friedrich Nietzsche in 1889 to1885. It has four parts and they were written and published between 1883 and 1885. Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, poet, critic and philologist. Thus Spoke Zarathustra is a classical philosophical novel that evolved around a character, Zarathustra. This marvel of literature became popular because of its beliefs shaking concepts.
Zarathustra was a saint who used to live on a mountain. One day he realized that he has to spread his knowledge and left his mountain to teach people his concepts. When he told people there is no God, people started negating his teachings. Soon he understood he had to change his method of preaching. He wanted to make fellow beings overman. A group of pupils came to him and he started igniting their darkness of illiteracy with his concepts. He told them envy is essential for the existence and to get your best version you have to be selfish. His teachings were not likely to be accepted but his pupils learned.
After preaching them he went to the mountains. He came to know later that his pupils altered his concepts according to their needs and ended peace of all. In the love of humanity, he went to stop them and gave punishments to the pupils who mislead others. He argued with scholars and religious men that Christianity and learning were not enough to learn humanity. After doing this he went to rest on his mountain. After many months a group of Superhumans including Kings and people of higher posts came to him to learn his teachings to get peace for their whole life. He mocked them for their traditional beliefs and gave them the key to inner bliss.
It is a good classical read for someone interested in old philosophies. The flow of the book is good and the fictional story has its grip in all four parts. The terminology is moderate. It is not a quick read book if you want to understand its concepts completely you have to read it more than once. Get the ebook free version from below: