January 22, 2014

Wednesday Wisdom

Man stands face to face with the irrational. He feels within him his longing for happiness and for reason. The absurd is born of this confrontation between the human need and the unreasonable silence of the world.

Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:19 PM

    My first wife made me feel like that, unfortunately, without the luxury of "unreasonable silence", or even reasonable silence, or silence of any kind.

    j


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  2. Ah yes, sometimes we all have reason to long for unreasonable silence, hey.

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