Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Reason and desire

what are Nietzsche's views about the roles of desire and reason in human behavoiur

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The common view of Nietzsche's thoughts on reason is that he separates all reason (a kind of logic) from any kind of passion or desire. Thus, the common view separates the two and does not allow both to exist in the same person. However, he goes on with some discussion of what he calls "restored reason," which involves a state in which the reason and the greatest desires coexist in what almost seems to be the perfect human who lives in this world.