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Fear and Trembling - Kierkegaard

Discussion in 'House of Politics Lounge' started by zerorelations, Dec 13, 2006.

  1. zerorelations

    zerorelations Well-Known Member

    Dec 9, 2006
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    What do you guys think of fear and trembling?

    The book is pure bs in my opinion.
  2. inbadfaith

    inbadfaith Member

    Mar 11, 2007
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    London, Los Angeles, Chiba City
    Pure BS? I haven't read it myself, but I can't conceive of it being pure bs. Kierkegaard is the father of existentialism, and Fear and Trembling was written in order to express the anxiety we all face when we confront our limitless freedom. Philosophy books tend to seem to be pure bs to the naked eye, but if you examine it carefully, the tidbits of text are mind blowingly profound and enlightening.

    Have you read Diary of A Seducer by Kierkegaard?

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