Tag Archives: Camus

How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test One: The Suicide Test)

The meaning of life has been a huge question in philosophy.  The answers range from gaining knowledge, gaining pleasure, coming to know God and follow his commandments, getting off the cycle of samsara, and self-creation by finding your own meaning.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/16/2011

Books Nice!  Camus’ The Fall has been turned into a 5-minute animation.  Note: this will only make sense if you’ve read the book.  Otherwise, you might be lost:  Culture Alcohol does not cause violence, promiscuity, or anti-social behavior.  Rather, it’s your cultural expectation … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rebel by Albert Camus, Part I: The Rebel

This really isn’t a book review per se, but since this is a challenging book, this review is more for myself.  It’s a restatement of Camus’ arguments and my own two cents.  So this will be a combination of a … Continue reading

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