Returning to Sacramento on a flight with drink and book in hand, one’s mind tends to wander to a time passed, and the vacant space off my hip.
You’ve seen them everywhere. Fitspo memes, status updates, ironically placed on t-shirts. But where did these everyday phrases spring from? Well…
Existence is meaningless; life is pointless; everything is negative. Right? Not necessarily. Peep the humbling spin that existentialism and absurdism provide – in 700 words or less.
Every Sunday, we’ll be videosplaining a well-known school of thought so you can sound smarter when down at the pub. First up, Existentialism.
In this week’s Know who you’re Googling, Loretta Barnard looks at the brilliant, and viciously marginalised Simone de Beauvoir.