will to power
According to Nietszche, the fundamental element of human nature. The power in question is not necessarily domination over others, but can be achieved in creative activity: it is associated with self-sufficiency and self-confidence. When this will is frustrated, consolatory myths appear in the shape of unhealthy ethical systems promoting ‘virtues’ such as charity and humility, which are in fact sublimations of resentment and envy.

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