Definder - what does the word mean?

What is existential?

there is a spoon
but you don't have to acknowledge it if you don't particularly want to.



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i practise exdfcansdfndsjfism
you mean existentialism?
yeah
oh...dumbass.
what! i can do whatever i want!
doesnt change that fact that you're a dumbass..

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Existential - what is it?

Existentialism is the reason why the people with the highest I.Q.s in the world go traveling in tibet then become garbagemen.

"I used to think Eistein was smart, then I read about existentialism and I don't beleive in the word smart anymore."

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What does "existential" mean?

you can use this word in pretty much any context and it will make you sound pretentious and/or confuse the person you're talking to.

it's a technique refined and highly over-utilized by pseudo-intellectuals.

"thoughts of existentialism breezed through my cavern of a mind as i walked under the concave arches in the courtyard of my prestigious university."

"there i was, caught in an existential dilemma. i decided to run the red light."

"i felt that the existentialist undertones in the simpsons represented the decay of religion in society."

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Existential - what does it mean?

there is no spoon

spoon gone

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Existential - meaning

"yolo" for philosophers

Man, I can't believe I just bombed that test. #existentialism

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Existential - definition

A philosophy which emphasizes the significance of existence and those actions which enable one to experience their own existence, such as making decisions or feeling emotions.

-or-

loneliness.

"I feel alone."
(existentialism)

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Existential - slang

A philosophy which emphasizes the importance of choice. It suggests that we only exist (as human beings) if we make our own decisions independently of outside influence. However, while this freedom allows us complete control over our own destinies, it also suggests that we are the sole control over our destinies and are, as a result, isolated from God, society, and ourselves. This leads many to the conclusion that existentialism is depressing.

Officer: go over there!

Guy1: No.

Guy2: Just do what he says man.

Guy1: No I believe in existentialism. I make my own decisions.

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Existential

Existentialism in its purest form is any philosophy which states that existence precedes essence; that is to say, that there is no inherent purpose in life (though normally this is not carried through to nihilism.). It also states that the physical world does not necessarily precede the conscious state, as a conscious mind must find itself in a world to attain consciousness in any meaningful state.

Nihilism is an extreme version of existentialism, as are most forms of solipsism.

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Existential

Of, relating to, or dealing with existence.
Based on experience; empirical.
Of or as conceived by existentialism or existentialists: an existential moment of choice.
Linguistics. Of or relating to a construction or part of a construction that indicates existence, as the words there is in the sentence There is a cat on the mat.

adj 1: derived from experience or the experience of existence; "the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington; "formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey syn: experiential 2: of or as conceived by existentialism; "an existential moment of choice" 3: relating to or dealing with existence (especially with human existence)

There is a cat on the mat.

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Existential

Having to do with existence. More specifically, one way it is used is to mean having to do with state of being as opposed to truth or knowledge. An "existentialist" is more concerned with how to "be" than with what is true. A good example is Albert Camus's "The Plague", in which the character determines that we can't know the meaning of life and suffering, but we should just do what we can.

I think your problem with God is an existential one, not a theological one. You You know all you need to know, you just don't live it.

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