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Who Is Albert Camus? His Philosophy Will Transform Your View on Life

He was a key proponent thinker of Existentialism. Camus was a brillaint writer on politics with a new twist for his era.Photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum. Albert Camus was an extremely handsome French-Algerian philosopher and writer, who is most well-known for his three novels The Outsider (1942), The Plague (1947), and The Fall (1956).
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For Albert Camus, events in Gaza would have seemed all too familiar

The situation was impossibly precarious and a solution seemed practically impossible. Two communities, one composed of indigenous Arabs and the other of mostly European immigrants, laid claim to the same swathe of arid hinterland and Mediterranean coastline. Fragile coexistence had given way to fratricidal conflict; one side mobilized technological advantages and the other employed terrorist tactics. Yet the consequences, though shockingly asymmetric, were equally tragic: the indiscriminate killing of civilians on both sides.
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6 January, Albert Camus, and the Problem with Rebellion

The inclination to rebel against a perceived injustice is a natural human phenomenon. Yet, while rebellion is often romanticized, historically, it has a mixed record at best. Indeed, Americans have long had a love/hate relationship with rebels. The Minutemen were rebels who risked life and limb to establish this nation. The Confederates were rebels, but their legacy in rebelling to preserve the institution of slavery is (or should be) one of ignominy, given that they precipitated the greatest cataclysm in American history and nearly ended the modern world’s first great democratic experiment.
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Of course Albert Camus was a goalkeeper.

This weekend, while agonizing over yet another dismal showing from my favorite Premier League team (you’ll never walk alone . . . but honestly), I heard a rumor about Albert Camus: that once upon a time, the extremely French writer and philosopher played keeper for the Racing Universitaire Algerios (RUA) junior team.
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Albert Camus on why accepting absurdity is the start of a fruitful life

Camus thought that life was absurd, but that knowing that was a beginning, not an end. Søren Kierkegaard, another philosopher, went with a different answer. If you haven't noticed, life is absurd. We humans strive to find meaning in the world, and the world responds with cold indifference. This contrast, often made evident when senseless and meaningless tragedy occurs, is inherent to most people's relationship to the world.
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10 Quotes by Albert Camus That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

“If something is going to happen to me, I want to be there”. Tuberculosis closing the doors to his much-desired profession as a teacher strongly marked his vision of life. From then on, French writer Albert Camus remained convinced that life was unjust. Death, on the other hand, was seen as the greatest scandal of creation.