Schopenhauer and the insatiable will to live

How to deny our metaphysical self

The perpetual battle between predator and prey in nature is a display of a gruesome will, a will-to-live at the ground of all things. While the bloody mess we see when a tiger catches its prey suggests no hint of compassion, humans can consciously deny our will and seek to reduce the Sisyphean suffering of the world, writes Robert Wicks.

 

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Tomas Schutz 7 August 2023

This is my worst nightmare, there is probably no escape even after death and human stupidity is infinite - Einstein... They literally never learn... It is unbeliveable how stupid humanity is... All so oblivious, unbeknowing... Life is hell, as this will go on forever and there is no escape...