Albert Camus (7 Nov 1913 – 4 Jan 1960) French-Algeria-born Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to rise of philosophy known as absurdism. . .awarded 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature "for his important literary production, which w/ clear-sighted earnestness illuminates problems of human conscience in our times." ~ Gay Hendricks chose an Albert Camus quote on page October 7 in A YEAR OF LIVING CONSCIOUSLY.
“I don’t know [why we’re here]. People sometimes say to me, ‘Why don’t you admit that the humming bird, the butterfly, the Bird of Paradise… are proof of the wonderful things produced by Creation?’ And I always say, well, when you say that, you’ve also got to think of a little boy sitting on a river bank, like here, in West Africa, that’s got a little worm, a living organism, in his eye and boring through the eyeball and is slowly turning him blind. The Creator God that you believe i