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XavierAlex wrote:Please define "absurd"? It's been awhile since I've read The Stranger and The Myth of Sisyphus. I think if you begin to define it in some way, it would make things clearer. Absurdity, if I recall, is like Sisyphus triumphing over pushing the boulder up the hill. In the brief moments, when Sisyphus is walking down the hill to retrieve the boulder, he happily accepts his fate, because he is doomed for eternity to do so. I'm sure the Absurdist philosophy has many other angles, but that is what I remember most. And that The Stranger has a great beginning: "Maman died today, or was it yesterday..."
"At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face." (Camus)
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