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  1. Last man

    The last man (German: Letzter Mensch) is a term used by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra to describe the antithesis of his theorized superior being, the Übermensch, whose imminent appearance is heralded by Zarathustra. The last man is the archetypal passive nihilist. He is tired of life, takes no risks, and seeks only comfort and security. Therefore, The Last Man is unable to build and act upon a self-actualized ethos.

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  1. Last man

    The last man is a term used by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra to describe the antithesis of the imagined superior being, the Übermensch, whose imminent appearance is heralded by Zarathustra. The last man is tired of life, takes no risks, and seeks only comfort and security. The last man's primary appearance is in "Zarathustra's Prologue." The last man is the goal that Western civilization has apparently set for itself. After having unsuccessfully attempted to get the populace to accept the Übermensch as the goal of society, Zarathustra confronts them with a goal so disgusting that he assumes that it will revolt them. The lives of the last men are pacifist and comfortable. There is no longer a distinction between ruler and ruled, strong over weak, or supreme over the mediocre. Social conflict and challenges are minimized. Every individual lives equally and in "superficial" harmony. There are no original or flourishing social trends and ideas. Individuality and creativity are suppressed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAST MAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LAST MAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of LAST MAN in a Sentence

  1. Executive Producer:

    Last Man Standing, the only similarities that we have with the‘Roseanne’show is that we’re a family sitcom and that the central character has a more conservative view.

  2. Bas Eickhout:

    They were quite happy with the role United States played until last year, and now of course they seem to be the last-man standing from the Western countries to block progress.

  3. John Kerry, Statement on Vietnam before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 22, 1971:

    How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    These harsh tactics might work if you're willing to burn down the rest of the party in order to be the last man standing. They might work if you don't worry about leaving Iowa Democratic Party and our politics worse off than how you found Iowa Democratic Party. They might work if you think only you have all the answers and only you are the solution to all our problems.

  5. Modern Family:

    We tried to move ‘ Last Man Standing ’ over last year when ABC decided not to move forward, it’s a really funny show … We always felt like for whatever reason, ABC did n’t really prioritize ‘ Last Man Standing. ’.


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