It occurs to me that Nietzsche distorted many elemental truths...
Yes. Particles contend for space.
But there are orbits as well as collisions. And life is as much dance as riot.
Bergman, Fellini, Truffaut, Kurosawa, et al. portend that, for all the wailing and gnashing of teeth, nature is not so much clumsy brute or witless whore as cunning and occasionally beneficent dictator.