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On the surface, The Little Prince is a book about an aviator who crashes in the desert and meets a little boy. Under the surface, The Little Prince is a meditation on loneliness. When one is alone, functions become friends. Life lessons become characters. Ordinary obstacles become beautiful experiences. And effort, even utterly futile effort, is praiseworthy. Not because of utility but because it uses our time. Without conditions, everything becomes worthwhile. When one is lonely, when one realizes that life is absurd, then one is free to look to the abstract for happiness and meaning...
Books I Read for This Show:
- The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- The Myth of Sisyphus: And Other Essays - Albert Camus
- Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing - Sören Kierkegaard
- The Conquest of Illusion – Jacobus Johannes Leeuw
- Theme - Chosen by Ross Bugden
- Equal Value - Jared C. Balogh
- Piece for Disaffected - Kevin MacLeod
- Hachiko - The Kyoto Connection
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