[Originally published March 4, 2010.]

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To endure the inherent emptiness of the human experience, does one need anything more than a good time?

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Supposing there is an afterlife that will follow this present period of moral ambiguity, is heaven especially far away?

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If Nietzsche is correct and God is dead, then is there any sort of master of puppets pulling the strings?

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To escape the self-deception of bad faith, must one step back and ever stop believing?

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Is there a negative (yin) side to every seemingly good (yang) thing? To use an example from flora, does every rose have a thorn?

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Utilizing Descartes theories of existence (that whatever one perceives clearly and distinctly is true), does there exist a person who could, theoretically, ever take me high enough?

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Is life such agony and constant dread that one should kill oneself, or should one simply continue to take it?