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Civilizations vs. Barbarians

“… even when the great civilizations developed, they set their bound aries somewhere. …. the Chinese Empire had no Foreign Affairs Department, since it was civilization, and all else barbarism – they recognized the existence of life beyond the lines, but only barbarian life. The line where civilization ended was patrolled by armed men, guarded […]

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Camus and “one truly serious philosophical problem” → Suicide

“There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy. All the rest-whether the world has three dimensions, whether the mind has nine or twelve categories-comes after wards. These are games …” — Camus, The Myth of […]