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I'm about to read The Stranger for the first time. Anything I should know before hand, or should I dive right in?

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Was Meursault lying all along?

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its ya boi

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anything by this guy

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>>11218867
Camus was a suave, handsome guy

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>>10031711
It's time to take the /Camus pill/ and realize that "scientific socialism" is crap and that authentic rebellion is the only solution.

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Why are a lot of good writers communist and atheist?

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This cool guy over here. More like inspo rather than "my guy" but I admire him nonetheless.

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>Il ne restait qu'un ennemi; Deux si vous avez compté Dieu.

what did he mean by this?

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Is Camus the worst popular philosopher ever?

His argument for absurdity is "you are impermanent you will be forgotten so it doesn't even matter the universe is big and the stars don't care about you". He's basically a nihilist, but he's too stupid to realize living a life conscious of the absurd is in no way better than living a life where you believe in God or morality, because nothing is better than anything else within his framework. He values courage and defiance for no reason, and he despises leaps of faith for no reason.

It's basically nihilism with a "fuck you" attitude towards fate that he predicates on trying to sound cool. In fact, his only goal is trying to sound cool, and he writes by stringing together a bunch of aphorisms that are individually quotable but don't amount to much. And yet he's popular here and he's taught in Philosophy classes.

Why? How did this fraud go viral?

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>>8384771
Forgot pic

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hi every1 im new!!!!!!! *holds up boulder* my name is albert but u can call me t3h d0N ju4N!!!!!!!! lol...as u can see im very absurd!!!! thats why i came here, 2 meet absurd ppl like me ^_^... im 46 years old (im dead 4 my age tho!!) i like 2 kill arabs w/ my girlfriends (im unfaithful if u dont like it deal w/it) its our favorite absurd action!!! bcuz the sun is SOOOO hot!!!! jean-paul is absurd 2 of course but i want 2 meet more absurd ppl =) like they say we must imagine sisyphus happy!!!! lol...neways i hope 2 make alot of freinds here so give me lots of commentses!!!!

EXISTENCE BEFORE ESSENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <--- me bein absurd again ^_^ hehe...toodles!!!!!

plague and revolvers,

* ~t3h d0N ju4N~*

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how do i motivate myself to write if i unironically think none of this matters

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What is your favorite Camus and why?

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>>7998365
>tfw when Chad and lit at same time

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They say that man ain't meant to fly,
But I'm reaching up for the sky,
You know, You know
They can't hold me down

Da, da, da, da, da,
Da, da, da, da, da,
Da, da, da, da, da,
Yeah

Mountains in my way, I can't lie,
At times they seem too high,
But I just climb

Yeah yeah yeah

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>>7910638

I love you. I have been looking for a better conception of the absurd the second I finished myth of sisyphus. Although i liked the book quite a bit, I had disagreements with it and was looking for more literature on it. My primary disagreements with camus stem from how his deductions from the absurd, the following consequences:
1. revolt
2. freedom
3. passion

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Albert Camus was a handsome man in his days

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>>7785585
pic related thought so

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Wow, this guy is great, I dont know why he gets ignored so much hear.
Can somebody recommend me some more pieces of African literature ?

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>Could have been an actor.

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how would you define existentialism /lit/?

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>I do things like get in a car and say, "AAAAAHHHH!"



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