46. Thursday, April 1, 2010

46. Thursday, April 1, 2010 - Boredom: - most people think...

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Boredom: - most people think of boredom as a kind of enemy, but the escape from boredom is a renewal of hostilities - in the play, the three come to depend on each other as a type of evil distraction. . the alternative is emptiness - Schopenhauer: boredom isn’t a mere passion of Fection, it is a clue, tracing a profound point that your existence has no value - reminder: whatever value your life has is up to you - when existence is assured to us, we don’t know what to do, we want to then get rid of existence, to “kill time” or escape from boredom. . it causes beings who love one and another as little as men do, to seek each other so much and this becomes the source of sociality - push question of existence to the side by the relationships with other people, as a distraction from their own existential backing - hell is other people because you can’t live with them, and you can’t live without them. .. - Adam Phillips - “boredom is the paradoxical wish for desire” N __ Y . my will is nothing but weak .
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PHL 100Y1 taught by Professor Professormarkkingwell during the Fall '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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