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Square dial clocks

So, here it goes. ( Sample Writing for freelance work )                     

Eyes blink, when launched upon a glimmering Square Dial Watch; well then here is the right place for you to barge in and check out what suits you the best among the lot offered. 587 more words

woody allen's camusian exercise

Toward the end of Manhattan, Isaac (Woody Allen) poses a very Camusian question, “Why is life worth living?” Camus thought this was the most important philosophical question one could ask, because it surfaces the fundamental existential question – that of suicide. 610 more words

The Rock

And nobody particularly asks how I feel about all of this.

Imagine, being eternally manhandled by the same man.  Imagine a marriage of endless pushing, endless heaving, sweating, grunting.  1,121 more words


Theatre of Absurdity

The meaninglessness of life forces man to find its meaning.

我認為人生並無意義, 所以我們才要不斷找尋意義, 試圖為我們虛無的存在提供一個實在而合理的解釋, 例如 “人生的意義是快樂”, 或者 “人生的意義是找它的意義”. 在我看來, 這些理由都很虛無. 即使有了快樂, 也要有其他情感的襯托才顯得快樂. 反覆徘徊於 “快樂” 與 “非快樂” 這兩種狀態, 也不見得很有意思. 46 more words

The Orphan

Author: Albert Camus
Date: 1957
Publisher: Vintage Books
Length: 147 pages
Size: 8-½”x5”

What begins as an interesting examination of how individuals construct themselves out of the building blocks of their environment descends into what is obviously an old man’s complaining anecdotes about his friends and neighbours. Unfortunate.

Rating: ✍(¬‿¬)


Author Quotes: Albert Camus's Athiest Perspective On Christianity, Part I

“Inasmuch as you have been so kind as to invite a man who does not share your convictions to come and answer the very general question that you are raising in these conversations, before telling you what I think unbelievers expect of Christians, I should like first to acknowledge your intellectual generosity by stating a few principles. 542 more words


Alicia Florrick Has an Existential Crisis; On The Good Wife and Philosophy

Warning: The following contains spoilers for The Good Wife episodes “Dramatics, Your Honour”, “The Last Call”, and “A Material World.”



In the episodes since “Dramatics, Your Honour” 987 more words

Albert Camus