The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
Publish date: May 7th 1991
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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The entire time I was in possession of this book, I would look at the title and hear Paul Simon's "The Myth of Fingerprints" with the eponymous like and then "i've seen them all and man they're all the same".
The only real question worth considering is how to reconcile our absurd existence, the certain knowledge of our impending death. Most literature is going to deal with one of two perspectives, firstly, our moral and ethical systems the invisible order of culture foists on us, or secondly it is going...
In one way, at least, "The Myth of Sisyphys" is not an honest inquiry into the question of meaning. Camus dismisses, a priori, any possible supernatural source of meaning, which leaves him with only absurdity. But then he despairs because of the meaningless and absurdity of life. Well, what did he e...
Since it is 'the thing' nowadays to put lots of sparkly gifs and pics in a review, who am I to differ? "They bear away from their light, while their strict lord Death bids them to dance... and the rain washes, and cleanses the salt of their tears from their cheeks."Absurd enough. to be continued..