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Joy and Cicadas

Joy, David O. Russell, 2015

“The world does not give you opportunities. The world destroys your opportunities, and it breaks your heart.”

A resurfacing theme of some of David O. 851 more words

Existentialism

Deconstructing Language and Meaning with Eugène Ionesco

On the 26th of November 1909, the playwright Eugen Ionescu was born in Slatina, Judetul Olt, Romania. Having trained as a French teacher in ‘Little Paris’, as Bucharest had become known between the two world wars, Ionesco followed on to Paris where he completed his doctorate in 1938. 873 more words

Paris

Was Camus a Sisyphus or a Stranger?

On the 7th of November 1913, Albert Camus, a French Noble Prize winning author, philosopher and journalist, was born in Dréan, French Algeria. Known for literary landmarks, such as… 809 more words

Literature

Personal Growth

A saving grace
The vegetables
I’ve grown on the allotment.
Truth be told, they grew themselves-
Nature’s express intent.
They’ve persevered through the weeds
Seeking out the light: 159 more words

Toward a Unified Theory of Trump

“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.” Albert Camus liked to get down to the basics, so that’s how he opened his famous 1942 essay. 3,763 more words

Donald Trump

Tidal

I.

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