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46. Thursday, April 1, 2010

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

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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 flection, 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 akrasia & addiction - ex: if i am addicted.. my will is nothing but weak .. the conflict is there, but
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