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Lorraine Mortimer - 2009 - 337 pages
|76 Going to prison in 1956, he had not so much lost a God that had failed but “|
found” faith, “in the inexorabilities of ... I had not come across Camus's well-
known aphorisms: “Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is” and “I
Joel Jay Kassiola - 2003 - 248 pages
|Camus insightfully proclaimed that "man is the only creature who refuses to be |
what he is," a limited being confronting a limited world.28 A central theme in
Camus's fictional and nonfictional writings" is modern humanity's refusal to
Harold Bloom - 2009 - 168 pages
|'It is by refusing part of this world that we can live in this world? Against Amor fati. |
Man is the only animal who refuses to be what he is.' If it is true that 'the works of
a man often retrace the history of his nostalgia or his temptations, almost never ...
|Camus confessed to being 'pessimistic as to human history, optimistic as to man' |
– man being, as he insisted, 'the only creature that refuses to be what he is'.
Man's freedom, Camus pointed out, 'is nothing other than a chance to be better' ...
Margaret Sanger - 1922
|The medical man refuses information and pleads his medical ethics — personally|
, he makes use of all he knows. ... Now, among the vast number of animal
species, man is the only animal who knows he is an animal ; he is the only
animal who ...
|As Albert Camus quipped, man is the only being that refuses to be what he is. |
And that is at once the ... The peril is that, unless guided properly, it can, in the
words of D.H. Lawrence, make man 'the only animal in the world to fear'. The
|EXCLUSIVE DEFINITION EXCLUSIVE DEFINITION holbrook jackson: Man is the |
only animal that can be a fool. albert camus: Man is the only animal that refuses
to be what he is. Before the exclusive animal epigram was a century old, it had ...
|George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture.|
|He is the only creature that has intercourse as a whole person. ... not just bodies, |
for it is no coincidence that man is the only creature of God's creation who relates
sexually face-to-face. ... cheat somebody out of something that is rightfully theirs)
one another when they refuse to give physical pleasure and satisfaction to their ...
|Christ could refuse to use a power only if he possessed it and could have used it.|
21 That is, Christ cannot have refused to do what he was powerless to do. ... [CD
49] He is a man, and if he can conceive himself acting otherwise, so too, one
would think, can he think of other men, e.g. Tyre ... THE FREEDOM OF
CREATURES AND GOD'S IDEAS According to Leibniz, the basis of the
deliberation of rational ...