Making a meaningful life is essentially political
how we deal with the necessities of living
what makes the world a cultured place
what we distinctly introduce into the work
we build up the world and
The Concept of Despair
Kierkegaard is mocking the idea that be can have a relation to ourselves.
Is not it the case instead a solitary subjection to who we are?
a. We exist in time in a limited way
b. We reject our pathetic limit
Existence precedes essence:
-Essence in this case refers to the ancient philosophical idea that all things have a predefined
(established in advance), ideal set of characteristics. For instance, the Essence of a chair is that it
has four legs, a back, and