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No matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there is something stronger, something better, pushing right back. - Albert Camus

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“The Don Draper of Existentialism”

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This is an example of freedom because the person is free to make their life have whatever meaning they choose to have. The value of life is different for each person but it is all the same in the sense that everyone is free to determine it.

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there is life and there is death, and there are beauty and melancholy between. Camus

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Born 1913 in Algeria, Albert Camus studied philosophy, worked in political journalism and wrote fiction and essays. Also active as theatre producer and playwright, he didn't believe in God. Did he go too far? Did he find the truth? Will you?

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"That's why i like you so much" -Albert Camus

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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. - Albert Camus

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"L'intellectuel est quelqu'un dont le cerveau s'absente lui-même." - Albert Camus - "An intellectual is someone whose mind cuts itself free."

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I'm filled with a desire for clarity and meaning within a world and condition that offers neither. - Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus

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Suicide is referenced in the novel frequently by the main characters as a way to escape their boredom and end their waiting. However, they can never go through with it because they would rather do nothing than make a decision that would impact their lives.

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