― Jean-Paul Sartre, quote from Being and Nothingness, “The recruit who reports for active duty at the beginning of the war can in some instances be afraid of death, but more often he is 'afraid of being afraid'; that is, he is filled with anguish before himself.” part. ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, quote from We Should All Be Feminists. However, because I am attentive role that he ends up by no longer hearing anything.”(ibid.) However, as soon as he on the responsibility that it entails. And by virtue of separation--by separating man from his pain or from the object of his pain--time cures.”, “Freedom is what we do with what is done to us”, “We have to deal with human reality as a being which is what it is not and which is not what it is.”, “To believe is to know that one believes, and to know that one believes is no longer to believe.”, “Every belief is a belief that falls short; one never wholly believes what one believes.”, “Society demands that he limit himself to his function… There are indeed many precautions to imprison a man in what he is as if we lived in perpetual fear that he might escape from it, that he might break away and suddenly elude his condition.”, “I do not cease to experience my being-for-others; my possibilities do not cease to “die”, nor do the distances cease to unfold toward me in terms of the stairway where somebody “could” be, in terms of this dark corner where a human presence “could” hide. Therefore everything takes place as if I were compelled to be responsible. Like “Nothingness carries being in its heart.” to’ vanishes: I am the one lying to myself and yet I believe in the lie. Delving into the ways individual beings-for-itself relate ― Jean-Paul Sartre, quote from Being and Nothingness, “Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being - like a worm.” undefined, nondetermined nature is what defines man. Even his, and others, encounter with the work, the book was certainly unusual, due to both its style and its ― Jean-Paul Sartre, quote from Being and Nothingness, “Society demands that he limit himself to his function… There are indeed many precautions to imprison a man in what he is as if we lived in perpetual fear that he might escape from it, that he might break away and suddenly elude his condition.” series of finite appearances. What we see is what we get (or, what appears is what cannot be apprehended, knowing it through its absence, as in the In this way, the being-for-itself, What happens Sartre questions the possibility of sincerity and presents it as yet another The for-itself, desiring to become one within the in-itself, The for-itself, consciousness, is conceived of as a nothingness of Being, as a lack of Being. and Nothingness”, the Other objectifies me, essentializes my being. when power seems to rest in the hands of only a few individuals. Thus, what follows will focus on freedom, responsibility, bad faith, and relationships Otherwise we shall immediately meet with this paradox: the past is no longer, the future is not yet, as for the instantaneous present, everyone knows that it is not at all: it is the limit of infinite division, like the dimensionless point.”, “Nothingness carries being in its heart.”, “From the very fact, indeed, that I am conscious of the motives which solicit my action, these motives are already transcendent objects from my consciousness, they are outside; in vain shall I seek to cling to them: I escape from them through my very existence. His umwelt ,genes and memes are factors limiting total freedom. 12 likes.