'IT IS NOT EASY TO UNDERSTAND SOMEBODY ELSE'S BLOOD'. ON PREMISES OF UNDERSTANDING NIETZSCHE'S WORK
Nietzsche cultivates the Romantic ethos of a genius, a special human being that is not understood by common people. He tries, however, to universalize the problem of understanding that is connected to this ethos. He assumes that what is unique in this ethos, the personal, is something spiritual that one can try to express in one's work. Yet, to read the message in the work, one has to fulfill many conditions - make oneself sensitive to the uniqueness of the author and to the form of his message. It is advisable to transform oneself, in the spirit of such uniqueness that is backed up by creative, spiritual attitude to one's own existence. The fact that Nietzsche's message was not understood is interpreted by him in the perspective of dwarfing the human being overall and diagnosis of the culture of his times. More than often it seems that he tries to justify his non-intelligibility in the ethos that he is creating but he also seems not to give up on the hope to find readers that will discover him posthumously.
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