Tag Archives: Albert Camus

Remembering Albert Camus

Seeing that today is the 100th birthday of the author who has changed my life perhaps more than any other, I thought it fitting to share this. He was presumably the most photogenic and charismatic French writer of all time … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Pachuca Sunrise

An eerily and beautifully pagan moment of bliss.  Camus would be proud.

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Dying Philosophy

Perusing the op/ed sections of the LA Times and the NY Times this morning, I stumbled across a very interesting article not aligned with the general character of the often politically charged op/ed articles of the NY Times.  Entitled “Philosophy … Continue reading

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The Cure and Existentialism

The recent post about Nietzsche in Third Eye Blind’s song got me thinking about other literary references in music and I realized I skipped over one of the most blatant references out there: The Cure’s “Killing an Arab.” The lyrics, … Continue reading

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Is Albert Camus an Existentialist?

Behind Jean-Paul Sartre and Heidegger, French author and playwright Albert Camus is viewed by many as one of the most influential existentialists in the literary world.  Camus indeed explores many of the same topics as the other existentialists, but his … Continue reading

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