Soern Kierkegaard’s philosophy mainly emphasizes on three main conditions of human that are anxiety, boredom and despair. His writings have emphasized on diagnosing the main cause of these conditions that drives physical and mental states of a human to get engaged in spiritual and religious beliefs (Wartenberg). On the contrary, Martin Buber studies the relationship between humans and the way they are related to the world. He states that the human views objects with respect to their functions in order to assess them. According to Kierkegaard, every living organism including ...
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...t being religious is through the relationship of a human being with others (Wartenberg). The sense of viewing others on the basis of their usefulness and objectivity eventually restrains the meaning of I-thou and makes it I-It. According to Kierkegaard, being religious is an individual’s personal commitment and dedication towards God that is often distracted with the presence of churches and falsely people around them. On the contrary, Buber highlights that the God does actually come to life; He actually helps people in terms of objects or other human being. In the both cases, the presence of God is materialized that is either by means of satisfaction that is personal or interpersonal.
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Wartenberg, T. E. (2013). Existentialism. Oxford: Oneworld Publications
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