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Unformatted text preview: The belif is that until your born you dont exist and until your exist you have no essence. its important to see that who we are is not defined by where your born or who your parents are, its who you become and what you make of yourself. 3. believe the existence precedes essence means that we have somewhat of an idea of a thing or person already and then create it with actual things or beings. For instance, we may think of a dog being loyal, friendly, loving, or annoying and when its actually present, we already have these thoughts of a dog so putting it together is the essence of existence. Im probably not doing a great job of explaining, but I think that is what Sartre means when he uses that phrase. His words are well put something is created from out of the IDEA of that thing....
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course PHIL 1301 taught by Professor Lolly during the Fall '10 term at Lone Star College System.
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