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Essence and existence

You exist, and your existence precedes your essence. Essence in this context can be defined as ‘something that makes it what it is’. The essence of scissors pre-exists the actual existence. 351 altre parole

Art

Fanning the Flames of Discontention

“Just as that which has fire but is not itself fire (by its essence) is on fire by participation (in fire), so that which has existence but is not existence is a being by participation.”

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Owed to Sartre

There comes a bracketing

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Void for nihilation

Blankness is engendered

As a necessary condition

The death of self and of history

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Writing

Gas Station Philosopher

It’s about to rain. I pull up to the Denver, Colorado diner around eight o’clock and look around. I’m meeting my friend here for a drink. 957 altre parole

Travel Writing

Gas Station Philosopher

It’s about to rain. I pull up to the Denver, Colorado diner around eight o’clock and look around. I’m meeting my friend here for a drink. 957 altre parole

Travel Writing

Gas Station Philosopher

It’s about to rain. I pull up to the Denver, Colorado diner around eight o’clock and look around. I’m meeting my friend here for a drink. 957 altre parole

Travel Writing

Top 7 Prêt à Manger Sandwiches as Rated by Jean-Paul Sartre

1. Beech Smoked BLT
The BLT is as common as man, and often just as torturous, but where general mankind has failed, Pret succeeds. If heaven did exist, their cafeteria would be serving Pret BLTs all day. 303 altre parole

Humour