“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” J. MILTON, Paradise Lost “Hell — as precise as a ticket for a traffic violation;Purgatory — false as all allusions to Heaven;Paradise — window dressing of fictions and vapidity…Dante’s trilogy constitutes the highest rehabilitation of the… Continue lendo Journey to Hell: The Path to Self-Knowledge | Eternalised
According to French-Algerian philosopher Albert Camus, our world has no ultimate meaning, but if it had, it would be impossible to know it. It’s all pretty pointless as if the universe is nothing more than a cosmic coincidence, born without any specific goal or significance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBjFC7g6ur8 For some, such a meaningless existence could lead to… Continue lendo If Life Has No Meaning, Why Live? – Albert Camus & The Absurd Man | Einzelgänger
Southwest Philosophy Review 37(1): 219-228, 2021 Abstract: Emil Cioran offers novel arguments against suicide. He assumes a meaningless world. But in such a world, he argues, suicide and death would be equally as meaningless as life or anything else. Suicide and death are as cumbersome and useless as meaning and life. Yet Cioran also argues… Continue lendo “The Benefits of Being a Suicidal Curmudgeon: Emil Cioran on Killing Yourself” – Glenn M. TRUJILLO JR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHK6YmSx7YQ In this video, we take a look into the life and philosophy of Emil Cioran, exploring nihilism, creativity, and paradoxes of meaninglessness.