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Introduction: Depressive Realism

Nov 29th, 2012 | By

Taken from the Introduction of Anti-Matter -Michael Houellebecq and Depressive Realism, by Ben Jeffery The idea that life is fundamentally not good, and cannot be fixed, has a prestigious history in Western arts and letters. The Iliad and the tragedies of Aeschylus and Sophocles provide unflinching visions of human misery and common helplessness against fate. From the

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