Albert Camus on the Three Antidotes to the Absurdity of Life – Brain Pickings

Albert Camus on the Three Antidotes to the Absurdity of Life

What an astrophysicist might have the perspective to eulogize as “the incredibly improbable trip that we’re on” the rest of us might, and often do, experience as simply and maddeningly absurd — so uncontrollable and incomprehensible as to barely make sense. What are we to make of, and do with, the absurdity of life that swarms us daily? Oliver Sacks believed that “the most we can do is to write — intelligently, creatively, evocatively — about what it is like living in the world at this time.”And yet parsing the what-it-is-like can itself drive us to despair. Still, parse we must.

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/07/24/albert-camus-interview-absurd/

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