Alienation in a Modern World

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Title: Alienation in a Modern World
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Date: October 10, 2000
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From the combination of science and philosophers, like Nietzsche, religion and the idea of a higher being were destroyed for some people. Without a God, people must choose their own morals and purpose: "If God is dead, then we must create our values, we must guide ourselves, we must become little gods...
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Without a God, people must choose their own morals and purpose: "If God is dead, then we must create our values, we must guide ourselves, we must become little gods. We are finally free to make a choice ? to act decisively." (McCoppin 51). In my own experience, I don't believe in a God because of science, so this part of Existentialism is very much part of my life...
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