Tag Archives: Absurdist Politics

A Taste of the Absurd

Camus and Sartre started it all with that existentialism business. Think things through. Look at history. Be logical. Human existence has no provable inherent meaning or purpose. Existence is essence. There’s nothing else. Deal with it. Be a stoic hero. Give your … Continue reading

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Absurdist Politics

The next time you’re in Paris and have a few hours to kill you could visit the small Salvador Dalí museum up in Montmartre – and that will certainly kill those few hours. It’s dark, the ceilings are low, and … Continue reading

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Dealing With the Casually Absurd

Sometimes you get tired of politics, but you know you’re really not tired of it, exactly. Maybe you’re exasperated, or in despair. Yes, it’s only a process, one in which a majority of those who care to participate, by at … Continue reading

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Arguing Over the Oddest Things

It’s become a surreal absurdist game – like a Beckett play rewritten by Tom Stoppard – while waiting for Godot, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, or realize they are, and maybe always have been – soon to be a major … Continue reading

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