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23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 3. Angst

[life permeated by insecurities and meaninglessness]

10 ideas
If man considers himself as lost and imprisoned in the universe, he will be terrified [Pascal]
Anxiety is staring into the yawning abyss of freedom [Kierkegaard]
The freedom of the subject means the collapse of moral certainty [Nietzsche, by Critchley]
The thought of suicide is a great reassurance on bad nights [Nietzsche]
Fear concerns the world, but 'anguish' comes from confronting my self [Sartre]
Unlike other creatures, mankind seems lost in nature [Cioran]
We can only live because our imagination and memory are poor [Cioran]
Life is now more dreaded than death [Cioran]
If existence is absurd it can never have a meaning [Beauvoir]
Anxiety, nausea, guilt and absurdity shake us up, revealing our freedom and limits [Aho]