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Author QuotedAlbert Camus
Title QuotedMyth of Sisyphus
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/06/19
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1942
QuotationI finished Sisyphus in a hurry, bored with its systematic aridity. It is inconclusive even in the thought of Camus himself, an essay, a note, a way station, and all that he proclaims in the middle of it about the "ethic of quantity" (finding meaning in the repetition of meaningless acts) is highly ambiguous because what he finds is precisely a hidden quality. Well, that's that. I turn to something else.
Quotation SourceLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 317
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