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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? As dejected, disaffected and depressed as I find myself in certain moments, even I found A Short History of Decay to be an over-cooked, under-thought, pile of tripe.

breviafio Though perhaps what I found most disagreeable in A Short History of Decayis the way that Cioran repeatedly argues against anyone who has any sort of political or moral convictions: Some of these are collections of brief essays one or two pages, on average ; others are collections of aphorisms.

Ciorann writes with an almost theatrical degree of cynicism: A hymn to the futility of everything – including thinking you’ve gained anything by having noticed the futility of everything – it’s torn between Cioran’s desire to fade away, and his envy for the great monsters of history. Cioran’s aphoristic musings on the decay of modern society is not easy on the soul, but is made bearable by his beautiful turns of phrase and concise explanations despite the fact that he uses more ellipses than a teenager on facebook chat.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. They were are like: They become hilarious, a joy to read. Nihilism as a creative act!

A Short History of Decay

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Cioran has me convinced by about the first paragraph that life is absurd, God wasted was a complete failure until he created Bach and totally redeemed himself, people who live in monasteries are egotistical because they care more about their own souls than living with the rest of us Cioran makes no lie that he has given up on existence aside from writing of course!

Rein in your palpitations and the course of events slows down; without our ardors, space is ice. But it’s precisely through the grandness of his sentiments that Cioran icoran his own plea for universal renunciation. A Short History of Decay is dreck, but it’s beautiful dreck—sick with bits of glitter in it.

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Binnenkort bespreking op De Reactor, nu op Knack. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. His philosophy is one of cioarn futility, in which suicide is the most noble act, and any motion towards civilisation, culture or the pursuit of knowledge is entirely misguided.

La risa alzada sobre, al borde, en torno de lo que la desmiente.


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A Short History of Decay is an unbridled celebration of nihilism. As he aged, Cioran understood the importance of conciseness and to pick his words carefully.

Paperbackpages. A series of epigrammatic reflections on how things fall apart. View all 8 comments. View all 5 comments. Though I suppose dressing it up in the language of ‘mortality’ does make it seem more poignant and less trite. To survive life you have to get over the bad stuff, because who wants to get over the good stuff?!

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. What is true here is fairly uncontroversial: Context changes meaning, sure, but not enough to defend this. Thanks for telling us about breviaro problem. Product details Paperback Publisher: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Zelfs wanneer podredumhre zich verwijdert van de religie, blijft de mens eraan onderworpen; zich uitputtend in het bedenken van schijngoden, maakt hij ze zich koortsachtig tot de zijne: To survive life you have to turn yourself into a specimen, to observe yourself.