A Defense of New Year’s Resolutions (That THEY Don’t Want You to Know About)

IntroductionAround this time of year my news feed is infected with click-baity articles or facebook statuses about how New Year’s resolutions are stupid or bad or whatever and “I’m better than people who make NY resolutions because I recognize that every day, NAY!¬†every second! is an opportunity to redefine myself for the better. So there, […]

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Doing What Feels Right and Sartre’s Existentialism

IntroductionExistentialism can be summarized in one phrase, “existence precedes essence.” But what does this mean? Pre-existentialism, philosophical systems presumed Man had an essence. To understand what that means consider a chair. Chairs don’t just randomly pop into existence…no sir! ¬†Before they are created someone or something has to have a concept of what a chair […]

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