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It always has something to do with a force greater than us. It causes the unusual lows and highs. The diminishing of fear and the departure of balance. 309 more words

The Absurdity of Sports Fandom (and then me rambling on...)

Albert Camus re-imagines the Myth of Sisyphus in his essay of the same name. Sisyphus, the absurd hero, is condemned by the gods to a terrible fate. 900 more words

Albert Camus

Existentialism: Sartre & Camus

I want to share what I learned during our (rather brief) existentialism chapter. We mainly talked about Sartre (Existentialism is a Humanism) and Camus (The Myth of Sisyphus). 342 more words

Learning Philosophy

My Father In My Head

David Mor created a landmark in my head with this Jerusalem photo “Wrestling With Gravity”: for me a symbol = meaning my father who was a baker all his life like a Sisyphus! 62 more words


Knocknarae, Or Thoughts on Time and the Irish Sisyphus (A Hitchhiker's Guide)

“UP THE MOUNTAIN ye were?” the woman said to me.  I tried to look at her from the passenger seat, though my glasses were bedazzled with raindrops. 3,151 more words


Self-Determined Happiness and Friendship

In The Myth of Sisyphus, Camus writes: “All Sisyphus’ silent joy is contained herein. His fate belongs to him. His rock is his thing.” 2,270 more words


What Is The Purpose of Childhood?

The average child spends eight-to-ten hours in school every day of the week — getting up before dawn, standing in the cold, getting on a bus, and sitting through learning materials that have been pre-determined to be necessary for their success as students. 521 more words