psychotherapy. While it does not explain evaluative language solely as a function of affective attitudes, existential thought, like positivism, denies that values can be grounded in beingthat is, that they can become the theme of a scientific investigation capable of distinguishing true (or valid) from false. Our brain will wonder: How can I have free will? Finally, Aho (2014) highlights how, in areas as diverse as cognitive science, psychiatry, health care, and environmental philosophy, the legacy of existentialism is alive and well (2014: 140). Some of those humans believe in certain universal moral principles and/or the existence of God with their free will. Nietzsche's idealized individual invents his own values and creates the very terms they excel under. Like Pascal, they were interested in people's quiet struggle with the apparent meaninglessness of life and the use of diversion to escape from boredom.
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If the autonomous individual has so far signified nothing but herd mentalityif moral norms arose precisely to produce such conformiststhe individual nevertheless has the potential to become something else, the sick animal is pregnant with a future. To relate oneself expectantly to the possibility of evil is to fear. For Nietzsche, existence falls under such an imperative of style: to create meaning and value in a world from which all transcendent supports have fallen away is to give unique shape to one's immediate inclinations, drives, and passions; to interpret, prune, and enhance according. At the same time, authenticity does not hold out some specific way of life as a norm; that is, it does not distinguish between the projects that I might choose. To the same degree as the subjective thinker is concrete, to the same degree his form must also be concretely dialectical. Critic Martin Esslin in his book Theatre of the Absurd pointed out how many contemporary playwrights such as Samuel Beckett, Eugne Ionesco, Jean Genet, and Arthur Adamov wove into their plays the existentialist belief that we are absurd beings loose in a universe empty.
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