Online Hating as Modern Manifestation of Nietzschean Ressentiment

Maria Sinelnikova
2022 Problemos  
The article analyses the modern phenomenon of hating in the light of the Nietzschean concept "ressentiment". It is concluded, that hating can be considered as a kind of the ressentiment experience. This confirms the legitimacy of the "hating ressentiment" concept introduction, which identifies a hater as a person of ressentiment. Hater uses his destructive potential to harass online and persecute everyone whose position or opinion he/she does not share. When all the resources of unfounded
more » ... ism of the hater are exhausted, he/she resorts to ressentiment, online. Due to this, ressentiment acquires a new form of expression, namely, hating ressentiment, which is defined as a radical and acute form of ressentiment, corresponding to the form of hatred with which a hater treats everyone in whose place he/she would like to be.
doi:10.15388/problemos.2022.102.8 fatcat:yruemijj3zfanbf6ufqlxeq5f4