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In a world that is full of chaos there has to be some way preserve or create order If art imitates life then an artist has the ability to create order or disorder This means that artists have responsibilities As a philosopher Nietzsche tried to change to world with his prose by discussing societal values and ascetics However an artist like Elizabeth Bishop took a little more subtle approach to imposing order by changing her immediate surroundings through her vivid and imaginative poetry Regardless on who had a bigger impact on the world the power of art can be pretty scary Nietzsche treated art as something higher than ordinary mass-conventional logic and rationality such as that in science for he admired creativity and beauty in art above all things His values may or may not be the same as any other but a good artist should be able to combine creativity with his perception of the world and life and express it well in his work Artists should be content with their own lives and appreciate every bit of it even through times of pain and suffering Artists spend each day of their lives creating beauty which affects the minds of others through out the time knowing that his life has values and meanings since his existence of will-to-power will live on indefinitely For Nietzsche art is not the imitation of nature but a metaphysical complement that will enable the transcendence of nature itself Art is the fundamental metaphysical activity of Man art is the highest form of human activity Nietzsches view of art is at the same time the most sublime and metaphysical Art may well be said to be the bridge between Man and the superhuman the artist the bridge to perfection and eternity All nihilism in Nietzsches philosophical system is sublimated to art as the highest metaphysical activity in Man bestowing life with sublime meaning Although Nietzsche was strongly against the Christian
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