with regard to the individual psychology of Alfred Adler, the commitment to aim for superiority and dominance, which he argued was especially magnitudinous in men who felt a need to escape the emotions of insecurity and inferiority which they correlate to femininity. 2. with regard to the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, the commitment to affirm oneself by means of strength, courage, and honor, that necessitates casting off the "slave morality" of Christianity, democracy, and inauthentic compassion.

WILL TO POWER 1: "The will to power causes men to pursuer superiority and domination over other men and women. "
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