In a 750-1000 word essay, please respond to the following:
Nietzsche famously proclaims that any worthwhile achievements in life come from the experience of overcoming hardship. For him, a life of comfortableness and ease is a worthless, wretched, and wasted life. Do you agree or disagree with this assessment of the good life? Why or why not? In support of your argument, please refer to specific passages from the video (Alain de Botton’s “Nietzsche on Hardship—Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness,” available on YouTube via the link below). Students are also required to include at least two MLA-formatted citations to the Nietzsche chapter in the textbook. Submissions that do not fulfill the above criteria will only be eligible for partial credit.
The link above will give you detailed information on how to cite your sources properly.
Nietzsche on Hardship—Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness
Please also use the attached textbook and cite from either chapters 7-9