The Myth Of Sisyphus And Other Essays Global Climate Change Essay

Any attempt to deny or avoid the struggle and the hopelessness that define our lives is an attempt to escape from this absurd contradiction.

Camus's single requirement for the absurd man is that he live with full awareness of the absurdity of his position.

[tags: Nichomeachean Ethics] - As humans we are creatures of habit.

But in those moments where Sisyphus descends the mountain free from his burden, he is aware....

Our aspirations for ourself will cease, and so will those of the next generations, so on and so forth until everything ceases.

Our existence is a reflection of Sysiphus', always pushing the boulder up the mountain but never truly completing the task, it is how we function with the knowledge of our absurdity and making life worthwhile....

This little dilemma in his head makes him an “everyman character”, a person who is an ordinary person that represents him in the human race.

Even by being an everyman character, a person still has the slightest greed within them that makes them pick up that hundred dollar bill....

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