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Existentialism: What is an ascetic ideal?

There are a few key concepts within Nietzsche’s book Genealogy of Morals. Throughout the book the idea of weakness tells a tale of Humanity, stemming…

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Existentialism: What would Sartre’s response be if we asked “What does it mean to be free?” – Part 2

We ended the first part of the article highlighting Sartre thoughts of consciousness as freedom. He concentrates on the desire of the consciousness in wishing….

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Existentialism: What would Sartre’s response be if we asked “what does it mean to be free?” – Part 1

Throughout history freedom has been a contentious subject. There is not a universal definition as many types and scenarios imply, although most classifications of freedom…

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