Which books do I need to become the ultimate Übermensch?
They can be on money, busines and finance etc.
or dating, social skills and business relationships etc
or in physiology, mental and physical health, energy etc.
or self discipline and work ethics
or general culture and knowledge
or general philosophy and self reflection
or education and learning, etc.
Just tell me if you know a good book that talks about any of the topics above or something similar
You don't need necessarily *need* books to be all that you can be. Any idiot can read Nietzche or Aristotle, whether you actually live up to their words is up to you. As for actual book suggests:
>"Modern Man in Search of a Soul", "Man and His Symbols," and "the Undiscovered Self" by Carl Jung.
These will teach you that goodness and happiness comes from mindfulness. But mindfulness comes from listening to your heart and not being ashamed of your dark side.
>"Civil Disobedience" by Henry Thoreau
It's a short read, very to the point. It teaches you how to stand up for yourself without being a total asshole.
>"Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The title speaks for itself.
epicurus regarding ataraxia
storms of steel - Yung Ernst
Meditations - Marc Aury
Schopenhauer - because of his views on women
Machiavelli - because tupac liked him
Edward Bernays - Either Propaganda or Public Relations
Check out their shit for relationships, dating, social skills.
Check out the FAQ, I remember they had an extremely thorough guide to studying logic
/fit/ for physical stuff, at least the beginnings
For physiology you should find text books on it and previous editions of NASM stuff. Read the reviews, usually there will be medical professionals or sport medicine bros who recommend books too deapen the understanding of the subject
Not sure about financial shit, I use excel to manage money though and it's quite nice so maybe find books on managing finances through excel.
Self discipline/ work ethics, stoicism maybe. Treat everything you do like it's the last thing you'll do. I do this when I remember and I notice time goes by slower. I think those Buddhist fuckers do that awareness shit where you are extremely aware and in the moment. Forget what it's called. But that focusing shit while working does that too.
For the rest of the shit go on course buffet, you'll get a decent understanding of a bunch of topics.
Chances are since you're asking without looking the shit up though you'll not read any of the recommended shit.
read the Greeks and nothing but the Greeks for 5 years at least, study the Greeks, chew em swallow em regurgitate them and finally digest them. whatever you shit out after that process, that's the remnant of the untermensch you were before
Forget this ideal, that is the problem that got you here, have no loyalty to duty itself, it's highly exploitable.
Beyond Good and Evil
Authority and the individual - Russell
Shakespeare - Hamlet
Goethe - Faust
The encyclopedia of Bodybuilding - Arnie
Alain de botton - The news
Thinking, fast and slow
History of Western Philosophy - Russell
Napoleon - A life.
>dating, social skills and business relationships
These can't really be taught from books, would you buy a book on how to play tennis or practice? Reading is not a very social activity, just ask these nerds. If I were you I would just lift and fuck a lot of women for a year or two then start reading if that gets boring, because if you can do that and be content while doing this as a side project you apply to your main project then you'd be living the perfect life since most of great literature contains aspects of libido/bitch management.
Mostly true, but not entirely
Nietzsche in the right order (paying close attention to the Birth of Tragedy)
Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
Stirner - Ghostbustin'
Leopardi - Operette Morali
The Basic Works of Aristotle (mostly Nichomachean Ethics)
Shakespeare - Anything with Falstaff
Spinoza - Ethics (mostly the stuff about Conatus)
Get a fundamental understanding of Mythology so you can understand what it means to live by the Dionysian Tendency
Machiavelli is pretty superficial, but it helps to get away from the traditional Chinese and Christian ways of living
Arguably, you should probably give Darwin a chance because Nietzsche was, like so many others of his time, trying to imagine the "next" phase of humanity; however, he saw this development as a moral and intellectual development, as opposed to a biological one. But I think this is a pretty superficial and, overall, inconsequential way of reading Nietzsche as
Joyce cared a lot about Nietzsche in Ulysses, but obviously that should be your last read
Heidegger also cared a lot about making sense of Nietzsche, but since he also cared a lot about people like Hegel, his own theories, and developing philosophy beyond Kant, Descartes, and Aristotle (or so as he says in B&T), this should also be one of your last attempts
Also this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diogenes_of_Sinope
On the whole, OP, you mostly just need to read Nietzsche over and over again until you get it. A lot of these recommendations don't even matter until you just chew through his oeuvre.
If you do choose to actually read any of the stuff, good luck.
In on this thread for how2 rhetorical prowess. I'm tired of being an asocial weenie who can't formulate his thoughts, I want to be normie and I want to be damn good at being one.
Do you guys think I can become at least somewhat good at this just by reading out loud while looking at myself in the mirror or would it be useless without actual human contact? I don't think I suffer from any social anxiety so yeah.