ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Bad Faith

Pure freedom is daunting. As the French existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre explains, man experiences a sort of ‘negative ecstasy’ when realizing the infinite number of choices he has. Rousseau takes it a step further by asserting “man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.”

Jean-Paul Sartre on masses, classes and their struggles. Public Domain.

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