Pessimism, as explored by the philosopher Schopenhauer, offers tools to come to terms with the idea that refusing to relentlessly pursue happiness is perhaps the most reasonable attitude.
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Tribute to a Teacher: Upal Deb was Two People
A lecturer of English literature at Assam's Bongaigaon College, Deb will be remembered for his immense knowledge of poetry, his work in translation and for changing lives.
Excerpt: A Satirical Take on Jean Paul Sartre’s ‘Being And Nothingness’
An excerpt from Juan Kaius' 'Binge and Nothingness', a book on ‘being’ in the generation of ‘binge’.
For Mothers of the Terminally Ill, Every Day Is a Pandemic Day
When I was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, my mother's world turned upside down.
‘The Good Place’: Ethics Comedy Asks If There’s a Second Chance at Life
For all its fart jokes and sight gags, the show belongs to a venerable philosophical and theological tradition.
Chat Bots, James Dean…Can the Digital Dead Rest in Peace?
Sixty four years after his death, a reanimated ‘James Dean’ will reportedly be starring in a new film.