The Continental Ethics: Jean Paul Sartre Existentialism?

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In life humans have to make several different choices based on different circumstances, some decisions you make you regret and some you do not. Many kids parent encourage their kids to go to college for a better life but sometimes a child does not always listen to what their parents want, in the end hurting their parent’s feelings. In the Continental Ethics Reader Sartre describes four ways in which the student is forsaken. Focusing on the four different ways hoping to explain how one is forsaken, what does this mean for humanity and whether I agree or disagree with the four different ways. Jean Paul Sartre the writer of Existentialism is a Humanism known as one of the most famous French existentialists. One of the main points of Jean Paul Sartre is the fact that God does not exist a term that can be called…show more content…
This is to say that the human being exists only insofar as they have chosen to make a choice (Sartre 93). The above quote in my opinion means as a human we are faced with many different choices in life we only exist within those choices. Typically, a whole person life revolves around choices and decisions, hoping to get wherever that person wants in life by the choices that are made wrong choices can set you back but in the end only push you harder to reach your goals. Good choices can make you succeed in life when a good choice is made a human typically feels good about themselves. Good choices are harder to make then bad because a good choice requires a human to lose something important to them or even sometimes gave up things that a human being would typically not. A bad choice you are stuck in the position you are in because a bad choice requires no change from the inside. The four different examples of the student being forsaken are religion, instinct, ethical precepts and authority. The first way the student is forsaken is the student had to make a choice to either go to England to join Free French Forces or staying with his mother to help her

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