THE END OF A FRIENDSHIP: CAMUS AND SARTRE – By Oran Ryan

  Tonight at Saor Ollscoil I listened and participated in a wonderful seminar about the life and the work and the eventual schism between the two philosopher writers Sartre and Camus. Alas my participation was very small indeed so enthralling and brilliant was the main lecturer Sean Oliver, a veritable walking encyclopaedia on the two  … Continue reading THE END OF A FRIENDSHIP: CAMUS AND SARTRE – By Oran Ryan

On at least trying not to be a very very talented asshole

There are few sections of any society or culture more susceptible to the siren call of monstrous egotism and delusional self belief than that of the artist. Primarily (but not exclusively) a lone calling, the artist interprets and remakes the world in music, dance, writing, sculpting, film, or other materials present. At the highest levels … Continue reading On at least trying not to be a very very talented asshole