A good example of what might happen to someone going through an existential crisis described by Camus happens in the short story The Wall by Jean Paul Sartre. It is a story of three men that are sentenced to be executed and their time spent leading up to it. The main character Pablo at first loses basically all desire to live because he knows that his death is imminent. I am going to attempt to try and describe what I believe Albert Camus might think of the characters from the short story The Wall. I will from the point of view of Camus and explain what Pablo and the other characters might have done differently to use their freedom to the best of their ab...
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...w us the best way to use our freedom and build a life worth living, someday.
In conclusion, I feel like Camus has the most optimistic outlook out of all the philosophers we have talked about, including Sartre, as well as the most realistic when it comes to using your freedom and making a life worth living. If the characters in The Wall were to embrace some of Camus's ideas Juan and Tom might have been able to calm down and make the most of their situation. If we want to make a life worth living we must accept the absurdity and the sooner the better. That is the only way that we can become content with our lives . It is bad deal for humans, but if we are forced to live in a meaningless world we ought to make the best out of it by maximizing our experiences because from what we can tell living is better than dying because it is something impossible to experience.
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