Out of Season, Unpopular Reflections
The book addresses the finitude and meaninglessness of life in an ever rapidly technologically changing world through the eyes of existential nihilism. The book explores the subjective realm of life struggles in which the vast majority fail to develop an existential relation with themselves, the world, or universe, devolving to an insignificant abstract mean of a psychologically sick conditioned society where one is reduced to a mere object among objects. Many have forgotten how to live life. Existence is a consciousness of unhappiness. Culturally indoctrinated perceptions may haunt the present, but they need not dominate it. The book’s first essay is an in depth reflection on the question of suicide. In the sometimes dark labyrinth of life depression, the author lights a life affirming path leading to an unlimited freedom to change, conquer life, find oneself, and dare to be oneself, which is a recurring theme in a few of the essays. Another essay addresses the cold hard facts of death and what occurs at death. Another essay exposes the historical evil that religion has inflicted upon the human condition. Humanity appears to be evolving into a global techno-sapiens where population shifts of legal and non legal immigration as well as future war will be determined by the scarcity of inorganic and organic materials. Nietzsche was right about war, “it cannot be negated, one either lives it or dies in it”. Class hierarchies throughout the world will become more pronounced with class blending reduced to history. Educational methodology and disparities as well as antiquated culturally indoctrinated religious values imposed upon a new generation of children as absolute truths before children reach the age to reason and to judge rationally for themselves, only ferments a blind hatred based ignorance that will result in a clash of civilizations, which destines the 21st Century to become the Century of terrorism and history will have its second hundred years war. Although absurdity can only exist in the realm of subjective thought, how shall you choose to live your life in a world of absurd contradiction?