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48 search results found for "existentialism".

#108:Is there life after death? Irrelevant. That's another universe. You have to live this life for what it is.
- #existentialism — Tue May 05 2009 15:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#126:People who are trapped usually want you to join them. They need to promote their lifestyle and beliefs to justify what they've already done.
- #existentialism — Wed May 06 2009 18:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#158:You don't need an answer to everything to lead a satisfying life. You just soldier on based on what you do know.
- #existentialism — Sat May 09 2009 09:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#167:We are all aliens here. One morning we woke up on this strange planet, in a body we didn't choose, living with a really bizarre family.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#168:We all grew up in a protected environment, an artificial one, and the great trauma of life is discovering that the world works differently.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#170:Life is like a episode of "Lost". A lot of it doesn't make much sense, but you keep going anyway.
- #existentialism — Sun May 10 2009 08:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#187:Before you commit suicide, experiment with "trial suicide" first -- where you give up everything except your life.
- #existentialism — Tue May 12 2009 02:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#214:"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." (Via @linkibol)
- #existentialism — Fri May 15 2009 16:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#269:Everyone has a philosophy of life. Even if they can't put it into words, it is guiding their actions.
- #existentialism — Wed May 20 2009 04:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#302:The philosophy of EXISTENTIALISM says the answers to life's questions come from life itself, not from any outside authority (God, etc.)
— Thu May 21 2009 20:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#303:Existentialism isn't an atheist philosophy but an agnostic one. We don't know what lies beyond this life. All we know is this one.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#304:Existentialism suggests that no one knows more than you do about what life is all about. All priests and gurus are just as lost as you are.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#305:Existentialism says everything you need to know about life is right in front of you. Life itself provides the data.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#306:To figure out how life works, you conduct experiments and try to deduce the underlying mechanisms. What works? What doesn't? You decide.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 20:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#307:Existentialism is seen as a very lonely philosophy. There's no father looking after you, just you and your own choices.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#308:You could argue the life is an illusion. Existentialism says, "So what?" It's the best illusion we have, so we have to respect it's rules.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#309:Existentialism is big on CHOICE. That's all you have. You can choose wisely or poorly, but you are always responsible for what happens.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#311:Under existentialism, there can still be evil. Evil arises from an inconsistency between one part of you and another, called "bad faith."
— Thu May 21 2009 20:29 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#316:Under existentialism, no matter what circumstances you're in, you are going to look for choice. How can you improve things or limit damage?
— Thu May 21 2009 20:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#317:Under existentialism, there's no giving up. Fortune or misfortune, you soldier on, because life is all you've got, and you have to use it.
— Thu May 21 2009 20:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#318:So where did life come from? Did God make it? I don't know, but it's irrelevant. All that matters is what you do, what you choose.
- #existentialism — Thu May 21 2009 21:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#329:Engulfment is when you lose control of your own life in service to others. It feels like you're drowning.
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#331:Life is inherently lonely. There will always be a limit to how much you can merge with others, so get used to it!
- #existentialism — Fri May 22 2009 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#532:Just as you start getting good at life, it's time to think about dying.
- #existentialism — Sat Jun 06 2009 06:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#762:"Wealth is the ability to fully experience life." - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#764:“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” - Henry David Thoreau
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 06:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#772:The usual penalty for mistakes in life is some form of imprisonment.
- #existentialism — Sun Jun 21 2009 22:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#778:Once you see what is really going on in the world around you, life becomes bittersweet. There is no simple happiness.
- #existentialism — Mon Jun 22 2009 05:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#828:Life is like riding a roller coaster backwards. You see a "trend" behind you but not the dips and turns that will mess it up.
- #existentialism — Mon Jun 29 2009 09:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#948:Most of the battle of life is negotiating with yourself. When life doesn't give you what you expect, what will you give up?
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 12:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#953:Most people spend most of their lives positioning themselves for a life that never happens. Then they die.
- #existentialism — Sat Jul 18 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#965:Each person has built his life on a platform of delusion. It is not your role to pull it out from under him.
- #existentialism — Tue Jul 21 2009 06:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#984:Young people are eager to try any product that promises to give their life meaning. They want to buy an identity, not build one.
- #existentialism — Thu Jul 23 2009 18:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#996:This is all you need to know about the meaning of life: No one knows any more than you do!
- #existentialism — Sun Jul 26 2009 11:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1009:Half the battle of life is learning to see what's actually there in front of you versus what you want to be there.
- #existentialism — Mon Jul 27 2009 15:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1032:People usually choose their life based on how it looks in the brochure, not on how they actually experience it.
- #existentialism — Thu Jul 30 2009 00:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1067:The key asset in life, you may discover too late, is not money but freedom.
- #existentialism — Tue Aug 04 2009 19:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1095:When you learn about some people's frivolous hobbies, you want to scream at them: "IS THIS ALL YOU WANT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE?!"
- #existentialism — Sat Aug 08 2009 23:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1100:There are no miracles in life, only trade-offs.
- #existentialism — Sun Aug 09 2009 14:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1126:Anyone who has suffered all their life may not be able to digest good fortune. They may require self-imposed misery to remain balanced.
- #existentialism — Thu Aug 13 2009 13:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1158:Life can be described as "negotiation with reality". You arrive on this planet with a set of needs and start bargaining to fill them.
- #existentialism — Fri Aug 14 2009 22:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1202:"Pour appartenir vraiment au monde d'aujourd'hui, il faut exister en dehors de lui." @javarome
- #existentialism — Sun Aug 16 2009 20:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1221:"Free will" is discovering that you have a choice when your biology and society say you have none.
- #existentialism — Tue Aug 18 2009 17:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1237:"Free will" is discovering that you have a choice where you thought you had none.
- #existentialism — Thu Aug 20 2009 23:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2271:Existentialism says that life itself creates its own meaning. You just solve the problems in front of you, in increasing sophisticated ways.
— Wed Feb 10 2010 08:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2388:Oxymoron alert: "Christian existentialism" (The core idea of existentialism is that you don't need a God to tell you what to do.)
— Tue Feb 16 2010 11:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#2415:Existentialism is illustrated in Monty Python's Philosophers' Football Match, when Archimedes shouts "Eureka" and HITS THE DAMN BALL!
— Thu Feb 18 2010 02:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#3407:The opposite of religion is not atheism but existentialism, the theory that all meaning derives from what you can see and experience.
— Sun Jul 25 2010 18:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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