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Realitas Ironis

Look at this world:

Beings, afflicted with thick ignorance,

are unreleased from delight in what has come to be.

All levels of becoming, anywhere, in any way, are inconstant, stressful, subject to change… … 605 more words

Permenungan

How do you convince a caged lion about the existence of other lions in other cages?

Few days ago I was invited to an interesting lecture about racism in its psychological and educational aspects, a subject that should always worry us and a subject that was fueled and nourished, at least where I live, by the latest war between Israel and the Hamas. 853 more words

Discussion

Quote of the Day- August 31, 2014

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
Albert Camus

 

Social Protest Lit.: Albert Camus' "Reflections on the Guillotine"

Short essay by Albert Camus entitled “Reflections on the Guillotine” from Book IV called “Out of The Depths.” This chapter is focused on man’s pursuit of remedy for social injustice: 221 more words

“In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”

- Albert Camus

But the best way

“But the best way of making yourself useful in a terrible time like this is to do your work well. Otherwise all the rest is useless.”

— Albert Camus, The Plague

Literature

When a war breaks out

“When a war breaks out, people say: “It’s too stupid; it can’t last long.” But though a war may well be “too stupid,” that doesn’t prevent its lasting. 27 more words

Literature