Category Archives: Existentialism

Journal #4

Man’s greatest burden is existence. His greatest struggle is coping with this.

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Journal #1

When I hear of death, first I laugh, then I mourn, and by the end I will surely laugh again. For this is how it is so- Life it goes.

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The Eighth Floor Balcony

An original piece of fiction by me, partially inspired by Albert Camus’s short story, The Stranger. I haven’t read the book in a while, but I made sure to mimic the opening line as close as possible as my nod of … Continue reading

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Resistance to an All Consuming Modern Society

This week I read Jon Krakauer’s non-fiction book Into the Wild, a book about a man named Christopher McCandless, a college graduate who dropped off the map for over two years. He was found dead in Alaska after attempting to … Continue reading

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Albert Camus and Modernity

A temporary break from my coverage of Ayn Rand to commemorate someone much greater. Note: This is my brief over Absurdism. Although I try to stay true to Absurdism, I also add in my own terms/understanding of it. As always, … Continue reading

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