Okay, so maybe we live and then we die, and there’s nothing we can do about it, but it’s all the more reason to enjoy it – The (Optimistically Nihilistic) Philosophy of: Albert Camus [pt.3]

What do you think is the point of life and the universe? There’s a range of Existential approaches to the question, that range from guys like Schoppenhauer who said that life has no meaning and is nothing but a punishment, to guys like Kierkegaard who said that we live and die, but …

The Philosophy of: Philosophy – It’s not about studying it; it’s about living it.

Learning how to live life matters shit if you don’t actually live it. You can read all the books you want, all the great wisdom from all history’s clearest thinkers, but if you don’t actually live life, enjoy your existence (which is a privilege) and do philosophy (as in putting into practice …

The Philosophy of Monty Python’s Stan (from Life of Brian) – You came from nothing, you go back to nothing. What’ve ya got to lose? Nothing.

Everything that is something had to come from nothing. Every relationship you have in your life, at some point, was not there. So if you were fine before it happened, it’s prove you’ll be fine after it’s gone. Which is like life. At some point you didn’t live. And the world …