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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

Frizztext

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

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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

Essay

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

Education

Work

I have a short (true) story, “De Profundis: Our Past is Prologue”, in the upcoming new issue of The Mockingbird, the literary magazine of the Mockingbird ministry. 728 more words

Biblical Theology

The Utter Meaninglessness of Life: A Response to Neil Levy

Theistic philosophers often argue that the naturalistic worldview renders life completely meaningless (Craig, 1994, p57-75).  On their understanding, objective meaning can only be derived from a transcendent–i.e., supernatural–source.   1,909 more words

Philosophy