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Existentialism & The Internet - Why We’re Getting More Anxious - YouTube

Existentialism & The Internet - Why We’re Getting More Anxious - YouTube

Pursuit of Wonder

Overconsumption of Information

The Internet has made it so we can consume and share a seemingly unending amount of content on the topic of living most effectively. However, this access to information has made us realize how conflicting most ideas are. It has revealed that the world is basically without any discernible truth, a...

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Jean-Paul Sartre and Existentialism

Jean-Paul Sartre was born in 1905 in Paris, France and is considered to be one of the main popularizers of existential thinking. For Existentialists, life has no fundamental meaning or truth beyond what is created by our decisions and actions within it. 

The core of Existential thought is t...

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The Root Of Anxiety

For Sartre, there are endless ways to live and all are equally absurd, all equally meaningless, and all equally worthy. We have freedom to mold life any way we wish, coupled with a deep desire for wanting to mold it as best we possibly can. But we lack any ability to know if our choices are good ...

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

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We can't make any choice knowing if it will or won't be what's best for us, and so we should not look for or expect any ultimate answers that will.

This doesn't mean that we should not engage in, consume, consider, or share ideas, research, and philosophies about life, but we should...

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So How Do We Live?

When one realizes and accepts that there are no fundamental rules or truths in the world of human existence, the individual becomes self-aware of their freedom and realizes that they don't have to do anything specific in life. The pressure and anxiousness of constantly searching for the right way...

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JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

Man can will nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities, without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for hims...

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