In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Camus, more than any other great thinker taught me that though it is the case that life as such is an absurd situation, the way out is neither belief, nor escape but head on confrontation.
In the deepest sense possible Camus showed me the way , in how to find and create the meaning of life, in my own life. Day by day , moment by moment to live fully, passionately, freely and rebelliously.
I pay homage and give tribute to Albert Camus, for he taught me, that within me there was an invincible summer. As a matter of fact Camus was for me the very epitome, symbol and main protagonist of the/my inner rebel.
More to the point, I have learned from Camus how to survive the absurdity of life as a human, on this planet at this time.
Camus, champion of the absurdism philosophy wasn’t afraid of meaninglessness, and did not try to hide from it.
Au contraire, he provided for us, for me, a way out: create your own meaning, such that no one and nothing can destroy it or take it away.
This is a strength unlike any other.
For this I am grateful.
To this day his saying:
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I borrow as the continuous expression of my signature.
Albert Camus had a very intriguing and highly volatile character, his method of dismantling realities and reconstructing them so as to fit his needs and necessities for bridging his inner worlds is nothing less than unique.
He carried an array of positivity that transcends the ordinary and the immediate, creating in the process an alternative approach to that which is.
I have admired Camus for many years, for his capability of self creation , his purity of sight and his fundamental rebelliousness against everything that will hinder his freedom, including his own ideas about what that freedom entails, means and proposes.
I may not have been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what didn’t.
Finally, Camus advocated for a two mode rebellion, for shortness sake, I term these, the inner and outer forms. The inner is the one I am most comfortable with, a continuous protest against an indifferent universe.
Healed through love.
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself — limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
Truth is mysterious, elusive, always to be conquered. Liberty is dangerous, as hard to live with as it is elating. We must march toward these two goals, painfully but resolutely, certain in advance of our failings on so long a road.