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  1. BOOK (1938)

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Nausea Jean-Paul Sartre (Editions Gallimard) It was once de rigueur for hipsters to be seen poring over a tatty paperback copy of Jean-Paul Sartre's existential ... But Sartre wrote the book to lay the foundation for his complex philosophical system. In Nausea, he strips away our reasons for existing to clear the ground for the existential mode of living he ...

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    Republicans face existential crisis as 30-year conservative agenda approaches its end

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Krugman

    ... Paul Krugman Its 30-year agenda is coming to an end, but the party is at its most dangerous as it lashes out in its death throes Bye-bye power. Republicans are facing existential crisis We are not having a debt crisis. It's important to make this point, because I keep seeing articles about the "fiscal cliff" that do, in fact, describe it- often in the headline- as a debt ...

  3. Metamorphosis

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Metamorphosis Vesturport and Lyric Hammersmith Lyric Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts Reviewed: Feb 19 Co-directed by David Farr and Gisli Orn Gardarsson, this Vesturport and Lyric Hammersmith production of Franz Kafka's Metamorpho ...

  4. Our world's become an existential joke

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com As a failed philosophy student, I can't help but notice how people don't use words like existence and existential in popular English-speaking culture the way they used to. When I was a student in 1980s North America, those words were usually associated with French existentialism, popularised as much by Jean-Paul Sartre as by Woody Allen. Now, ...

  5. The Importance of Being Married

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Importance of Being Married by Gemma Townley Orion, HK$91 Write a novel called The Importance of Being... and it had better be witty, or you'll look a right Bernard Shaw. It's like writing a story titled The Unbearable Lightness o ...

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    If I only had … Senior Arts Writer Edmund Lee makes an art house call

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... … an existential crisis to overcome, I'd re-watch Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer's art house masterpiece Ordet at the Hong Kong Film Archive on May 24 or June 2. This will be the first screening of the restored version in our city. At once eminently austere and spiritual, this 1955 black-and-white drama navigates differences in belief to give the audience a renewed ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS REVIEW


    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:45pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... that encompasses his usual formats of video, photography and mixed-media sculpture, the 21 works on display range from the drily political to the poetic and existential, with enlightening discoveries ...

  8. BOOK (1915)

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlie Carter The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Kurt Wolff Gregor Samsa's life is not his own. Events that shape his existence happen despite him and even his plans to take control of his destiny are plagued by doubts about how this might affect othe ...

  9. Breathing

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sean Justice's photographs (including Bikes, Shanghai [3 breaths], left) chronicling his experiences in China and efforts to encapsulate moments of existential awareness. Today-Fri, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 0818. Ends Fri ...

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    Therapy makes a comeback in a China searching for meaning

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:42pm by GDN

    ... he is researching stress and depression at Changsha University and hopes to train as an existential therapist. "I want to know how others relieve their pain and anxiety ...




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