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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Moi, je suis existentialiste.

Perfect timing for my impending voyage en France.





What philosophy do you follow?
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"Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.--Jean-Paul Sartre

It is man's natural sickness to believe that he possesses the Truth.--Blaise Pascal

Existentialism



85%

Utilitarianism



80%

Hedonism



70%

Kantianism



60%

Apathy



35%

Justice (Fairness)



35%

Nihilism



30%

Strong Egoism



15%

Divine Command



5%

Monday, June 02, 2008

Monday Morning--err, evening--Poem: Shakespeah's 29th Sonnet

Yeah, you know this one. But you love it.

Sonnet 29 "When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes"

When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,
I all alone beweep my outcast state,
And trouble deaf Heaven with my bootless cries,
And look upon myself, and curse my fate,
Wishing me like to one more rich in hope,
Featur'd like him, like him with friends possess'd,
Desiring this man's art, and that man's scope,
With what I most enjoy contented least:
Yet in these thoughts myself almost despising,
Haply I think on thee,--and then my state
(Like to the lark at break of day arising
From sullen earth) sings hymns at heaven's gate;
For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings
That then I scorn to change my state with kings'


William Shakespeare