Could death possibly be a boat? – On the absurdity of: Death and the absurd but brilliant philosophy of: Rosencrantz & Guildernstern [pt.4]

This is part 4 in a series on the absurd but brilliant philosophy of Rosencrantz and Guildernstern in Rosencrantz & Guildernstern are Dead. Here’s the rest, and why those guys are diamonds.    We know nothing about death. And cannot. But oh, but actually, there is one thing we know about …

The past can be an indicator of the present (and future) but your expectations of what’s going to happen (in the future) are entirely within your control (though they have little, or no, outcome on what actually happens.) – The (absurd but brilliant) Philosophy of: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern [pt.3] – The coin toss

Get a coin. Flip it. What was it? Head or tails? Okay, now do it again. And again. Now, those previous flips have an effect don’t they. They affect what you expect will happen, based on probability, but have absolutely zero effect on what actually happens. Because: #1: Probability’s a factor …

Do you ever think of yourself as dead, lying in a box? Would you rather be dead lying in a box, or alive and in a box? Well, for one, if you choose dead in a box, you won’t even know what you’ve chosen, since you’re dead. Oh, and is life in a box better than no life at all? – The Philosophy of: Rosencrantz & Guilderstern (On the Absurdity of: Death, and our futile attempt to understand it)

We don’t understand death. It confuses the shit out of us. And by the very definition of life, in which it can not co-exist with the state of being dead, we never will. No one will ever tell you anything about death. If someone comes up to you and tries …

Is a life where you’re totally present in the moment a meaningless one?/The difficulty of living in the present & The Philosophy of: Frida Kahlo [pt.4]

In your life, do you constantly vacillate between thinking about the past, the future, all the while trying to enjoy the moment? Well is it possible that a life aimed to live entirely in each moment as it comes a pointless one? Even when we are present in the moment, …