Amor Fati as an act of rebellion

And openly I pledged my heart to the grave and suffering land, and often in the consecrated night, I promised to love her faithfully until death, unafraid, with her heavy burden of fatality, and never to despise a single one of her enigmas. Thus did I join myself to her with a mortal cord. Hoderlin: TheContinue reading “Amor Fati as an act of rebellion”

Jocko Willink on Amor Fati

“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, still less conceal it… but love it.” Friederich Nietzche Amor Fati is a complex and difficult concept to grasp, much more to accept. ToContinue reading “Jocko Willink on Amor Fati”