Living To Some Purpose

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In the text Living to Some Purpose, the author talks about the myth of Sisyphus. He also talks about the French existentialist writer Albert Camu and his views about the myth of Sisyphus, that Camu wrote in his book. He explains how it relates to the meaning of life. There are two ways of looking at the story of Sisyphus; one of them being that all life has no meaning. The only meaning in life is your own satisfaction. Essentially it makes no difference what you do in life, if you feel satisfied, and joyful you’ll be living a fulfilled life. For example; Sisyphus who endlessly pushes the same rock, up the same hill can feel just as satisfied as a man who travels around the world curing diseases because this gives both people the same amount
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