“What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” - Friedrich Nietzsche - RADIO SHOW/AUDIO PODCAST: Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! (SwCA) Episode 086 - Originally aired 4/22/2014 9:00 AM - MYTH WARRIORS! series
In the MYTH WARRIORS™ series we are targeting ideas to begin to assess whether they are credible or not (i.e., they are a myth, fallacy or even a lie). The target for this episode is, “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” - Friedrich Nietzsche (1888)
If you want some background on the author of the quote, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy which is by The Metaphysics Research Lab, Center for the Study of Language and Information (CLSA) at Stanford University, has a primer athttp://plato.stanford.edu/entries/nietzsche/ .
Many people recognize our topic as it has been addressed in modern popular culture (by music releases by Kelly Clarkson and Kanye Westamong others). The issue is what do you think?
Do you think that we should make choices even if they increase our potential for pain and distress because the pain only “makes us stronger?” Or, should we examine our lives and our behavior to assess what steps we can take today to place us in a safer and more comfortable position tomorrow?
If I pay [...]