THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS

“THE WORKMAN OF TODAY WORKS EVERYDAY IN HIS LIFE AT THE SAME TASKS, AND HIS FATE IS NO LESS ABSURD. BUT IT IS TRAGIC ONLY AT THE RARE MOMENTS WHEN IT BECOMES CONSCIOUS.”

WHAT'S THE SCORE?

"IF YOU THINK OF CHILDREN'S PLAY ITS A VERY SERIOUS ACTIVITY FOR THE CHILDREN AND THIS IS THE SAME THING WITH ART... ART IS THE ONLY OCCUPATION WHERE ADULTS CAN PLAY..." 

IN THE YELLOW LIGHT

"THE NAUSEA HAS STAYED DOWN THERE, IN THE YELLOW LIGHT. I AM HAPPY: THIS COLD IS SO PURE, THIS NIGHT SO PURE: AM I MYSELF NOT A WAVE OF ICY AIR? WITH NEITHER BLOOD, NOR LYMPH, NOR FLESH. FLOWING DOWN THIS LONG CANAL TOWARDS THE PALLOR DOWN THERE. TO BE NOTHING BUT COLDNESS." 

THE ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE

"AND SO, FINALLY, I SUPPOSE, HE WOULD BE ABLE TO LOOK UPON THE SUN ITSELF AND SEE ITS TRUE NATURE, NOT BY REFLECTIONS IN WATER OR PHANTASMS OF IT IN AN ALIEN SETTING, BUT IN AND BY ITSELF IN ITS OWN PLACE..."