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Tangerine LaBamba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-11-09 09:20 PM
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7. Yes, he did -
he was my friend. Parts of that book are directly from conversations he and I had - mostly about suicide, which we both knew far too intimately.

Good on you for spotting that. Walker would be so pleased to know he's still remembered...........................

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  -"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. ithinkmyliverhurts  Aug-11-09 08:56 PM   #0 
  - Are you quoting Walker Percy?  villager   Aug-11-09 08:57 PM   #1 
  - Albert Camus. I'll edit to include the source. Ooops.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 08:58 PM   #3 
  - Oh, right. It was Camus.  villager   Aug-11-09 09:07 PM   #4 
     - Walker readily admitted his thievery -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:22 PM   #9 
        - You asked him!!? Wow! What was he like in person...!?  villager   Aug-11-09 09:36 PM   #12 
           - We were great friends -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:50 PM   #15 
              - Thanks for this!  villager   Aug-11-09 10:10 PM   #18 
  - Yes, he did -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:20 PM   #7 
  - Every person owns their own life.  TexasObserver   Aug-11-09 08:58 PM   #2 
  - While the technical translation  northzax   Aug-11-09 09:13 PM   #5 
  - "obviously lead to the translation of 'seize the day'."  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 09:16 PM   #6 
  - Whose ethics?  tabasco   Aug-11-09 09:20 PM   #8 
  - That is your judgment,  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:24 PM   #10 
     - Actually, Camus' point was that suicide while it was an option  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 09:32 PM   #11 
        - Hammer you?  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:37 PM   #13 
           - Perhaps you can connect some dots for me.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 09:45 PM   #14 
              - You're confused because,  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 09:51 PM   #16 
                 - Are you sure you weren't responding to nothzax  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 10:04 PM   #17 
                    - You can't tell how threads work?  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 10:44 PM   #19 
                       - Well, then, we're back to square one,  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 10:49 PM   #20 
                          - Let me try this one more time -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-11-09 10:54 PM   #21 
                             - Thank you.  ithinkmyliverhurts   Aug-11-09 11:01 PM   #22 
  - ahhh, I remember discussing Camus in hs english.  aikoaiko   Aug-11-09 11:07 PM   #23 
  - That and "The Rebel".  bemildred   Aug-12-09 12:28 AM   #24 
  - "In the difficult times we face, what more can I hope for than the power  bemildred   Aug-12-09 12:53 AM   #26 
  - This turned out to be kind of a funny thread - but your OP was very sensitive and sound  grantcart   Aug-12-09 12:44 AM   #25 

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