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Amor Fati – The Love of Fate

I came across this philosophy of Nietzsche’s that I found absolutely beautiful and heartening, that of amor fati or the “love of fate. If anything it gave me a glimpse of the possibility that life might actually be enjoyed.

In Nietzsche’s words:

My formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backward, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary […] but love it.

Categories: Philosophy

Donn Lee

I love to read and write. Professionally, data science, technology, and sales ops are my thing. In my non-professional life, I aspire quite simply to be a good person, and encourage others to do the same. For those who care, I test as INFJ in the MBTI.

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