Tag Archives: passion

Quote for the Day

G.K. Chesterton: The madman is not someone who has lost his reason. The madman is someone who has lost everything except his reason.

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Albert Camus: The Absurd, Rebellion, Freedom, Passion, and Solidarity

Here’s Albert Camus from the “Myth of Sisyphus”: “I derive from the absurd three consequences: my revolt, my freedom, and my passion. By the sheer activity of consciousness, I transform in a rule of life what was an invitation to … Continue reading

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Atheism is an Invitation to an Honest Encounter with Death?

Based on thinking about Albert Camus’s atheism, I think I’ve arrived at the perfect atheist/agnostic bus ad: “Atheism is an invitation to an honest encounter with death.” How’s that for something on the side of a bus that would get … Continue reading

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The Passion of the Detention Students: Whispered Confessions, Tears, and the Gnostic Liberation of Minds, Bodies, and Souls in the 1980s

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