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For this quest, I am choosing to reflect on The Myth of Sisyphus and Rowlands’s take on the story. First off, let me start by saying that I do not entirely agree with his ideas in this section. Specifically, I do not agree with the unusual scenario in which Sisyphus is granted an innate desire towards the type of work that he is commanded to do for all of eternity. Rowlands believes that even if this were to actually be the case and Sisyphus had absolutely no other desire in the world except for to move this boulder, his life would still be meaningless due to the sheer futility of his work. In the sections following this argument, Rowlands goes on to extend The Myth of Sisyphus to our everyday lives, essentially concluding that we all fall into the role of Sisyphus. Our jobs are futile because they are based out of repetition with no end goal. Our goals are futile because if they are reached there is nothing left to give meaning to our lives and if they are never reached we have failed to attain our true meaning. Essentially, everything we
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