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Is There A Reason For Being?

One essential theme I continue to dwell on periodically is embedded in Franz Kafka’s Before the Law – a deliciously ambiguous parable that is part of his 1925 novel  The Trial –  about a man from the country who goes to the king’s … Continue reading

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Why Should There Be Anything At All?

Much of what I write about will eventually lead back to a few basic themes that have preoccupied me for a very long time. One such themes continues to underpin a good part of my thinking for about as long … Continue reading

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Existentialism Revisited

In Macbeth William Shakespeare reveals himself to be somewhat of an early Existentialist, when Lady Macbeth kills herself, and Macbeth reacts as follows: Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage … Continue reading

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