One shudders at the thought of the meaninglessness
of life while at the same in- stant, and if the people of the town are his people, one loves life so intensely that tears come into the eyes.
He thought how much better it was to be a dumb, unquestioning beast, or a human being conscious of his soul, than to be as he was--alone, a materialist, who saw the meaninglessness
of matter and whose mind, in some manner which he did not understand, had developed a slant that made him doubt what others accepted so easily as facts.
Max still cannot shake the thought of the tumor and the meaninglessness
of his own life--until a physical trauma forces him to accept that he is not dying of brain cancer after all and that he must rejoin the real world.
As Roy laments the idea of his temporary existence in his last moments of life, he expresses sadness over the meaninglessness
of his unshared memories in the grand scheme of things.
At once emotive, contemplative, and humorous, Beckett's masterpiece wittily explores our angst-ridden insecurities on the absurdity and meaninglessness
129), Bradatan embarks on a complex and difficult journey through the world of Auschwitz and of the Gulag, the world of the totalitarianism, the world of meaninglessness
, in order to show 'how meaning can be created against a background of meaninglessness
India, June 27 -- Like a ship without its engines and also without its compass, Amnesty International is adrift in the vast sea of meaninglessness
The complex colours and designs highlight the social values changing in the search for the basic meaning, beyond the chaos of the everyday and the meaninglessness
of it all.
Burns, My Dad and Me Monday, BBC1 There was a moment, amid all the swirling tartan cringe, when this documentary captured what could be considered the true essence of a song we've oversung into meaninglessness
It is he whose observations chiefly create Daoud's careful analysis of the psychological state consequent to displacement, a state of baffled meaninglessness
, of hope apparently infinitely deferred, of unhealthy obsessions divorced from reality.
Clearly, what is required is of another order, something that can no longer be postponed in the current war between those who insist on meaninglessness
and those who desire to bridge gaps.
According to Jaeggi, renewed attention to the concept of alienation is necessary because prevailing ethical theories provide little help in understanding a variety of contemporary phenomena best understood as forms of self-estrangement: meaninglessness
, indifference, an inability to identify with one's own desires and actions.