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Camus

I do love Camus and the book The Outsider or The Stranger and is magical or surreal that someone can kill and blame the sun. 12 more words

Books

Touching What Exists

It occurred to me today that maybe I should try to start a blog. Not that this has never occurred to me before. But, like so many things that have to do with starting, it all just overwhelms and suffocates me until finally — the weight of the world seemingly on my back, pushing an ever-falling boulder up a mountain, Atlas and Sisyphus all rolled into one (I am nothing if not a mythologizing hyperbolizer) — I collapse. 377 more words

Atlas

Book Review: "Sand Omnibus" by Hugh Howey

Sand is a series comprised of five short installments that can be bought separately. The combined volume is Sand Omnibus.

The Myth of Sisyphus and its Relation to our Lives

When I was just a little kid, I remembered reading the Myth of Sisyphus and had thought how meaningless and pointless the myth is. Little did I know, I was very, very wrong. 589 more words

Selene the Seductress

Selene the moon bathed me in ethereal splendor as she washed away my cares. Each soft caress another wound healed as she lifted from me my duress. 195 more words

Poetry

The nature of suicide, man's futile search for meaning

Philosopher Albert Camus in his The Myth of Sisyphus was more interested in discovering what Sisyphus was thinking as he returned down the mountain only to begin the eternal task, his punishment from the gods, of pushing the boulder to the top of the mountain again, or take his own life. 508 more words

Musings

The Anti-deodorizer

I’ve been contemplating all day on what poignant topic I could write about, but nooo…

Somehow it’s always the littlest and simplest things that bring us back down to earth, like the… 163 more words

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