>>7563503 What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: 'This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more' ... Would you not throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse the demon who spoke thus? Or have you once experienced a tremendous moment when you would have answered him: 'You are a god and never have I heard anything more divine.' - The Gay Science
It is not presented as fact, it is based on a limited view of thermodynamics (which at the time was not as limited tbf)..the point of it is rhetorical exercise...kind of like the "p zombie" refutation of behavioralism. Personally I am a hard determinist and agree with the concept of "amore fatu" regardless of whether as fags in this thread seem to think that psychological concepts must correspond to reality (lrn2wittgenstein shitheels)
>>7563498 >not calling out insatiably 'da capo', not only to yourself but to the entire play and spectacle, and not only to a spectacle but basically to the man that needs this particular spectacle and who makes the spectacle necessary, because over and over he needs himself - and makes himself necessary.
I don't think it's real, but it's a great philosophy to live by. Live your life as if it would be repeated forever. I think, that way, you'd really do the things you want instead of sitting around moping all day.
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