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  • Doug Viener
    Apr 12, 2013
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      Thanks Hermit Crab will do. I would say the core of my personal dilemma is a sense to belong. I think Sartre got it wrong. Hell is NOT other people. We exist through other people, we have meaning through other people. As I said its just a germ of an idea.

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      On Apr 12, 2013, at 5:02 AM, hermit crab <hermitcrab65@...> wrote:

      > Hi Doug,
      > I say put down the books and tell us, do you feel a sense of disorientation
      > and confusion in the face of a meaningless or absurd world? That phrase
      > came directly from the existentialism wiki page. What is your concrete
      > human experience? Once you've begun to fill in those blanks, I am sure I
      > and others here will talk your head off.
      >
      > h.
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      > On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 1:49 AM, Doug Viener <duditz72@...> wrote:
      >
      >> **
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      >>
      >> Does anyone post here? I was looking for a lively discussion group. If not
      >> can someone point me to one that is?
      >> Thanks
      >>
      >> Sent from my iPhone
      >>
      >> On Apr 10, 2013, at 9:44 PM, Doug Viener <duditz72@...> wrote:
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      >>> Thanks that site is quite good. I bought Kaufman's reader along with
      >> Irrational man by Barrett and a few other books to start. I was a
      >> philosophy major in college and have always had an affinity for area
      >> thought. I hope this is a good place to post questions as I read. My
      >> ambition is to one day read Being and Time :)
      >>>
      >>> Sent from my iPhone
      >>>
      >>> On Apr 9, 2013, at 2:40 PM, "Mary" <josephson45r@...> wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Welcome, Doug
      >>>>
      >>>> Thomas Flynn's Short Introduction to Existentialism is a brief survey
      >> but doesn't include texts from the many and varied writers of the
      >> philosophy. If you can indicate what particular aspects of existentialism
      >> interest you, we might better direct you to some appropriate texts. After
      >> reading Flynn you might have a better idea of where to begin. Even our list
      >> owner's "Existential Primer" (Related Link) which is shown on the homepage
      >> may help.
      >>>>
      >>>> Mary
      >>>>
      >>>> --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, Doug Viener <duditz72@...> wrote:
      >>>>>
      >>>>> I started a topic about this but just in case I was curious of any
      >> good primer books on existential to get started with?
      >>>>> Thanks,
      >>>>> Doug
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Sent from my iPhone
      >>>
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