It’s Absurd! Or: Suicide as the One True Philosophical Problem

Some time in the early 1940s (or, possibly, the decade before, or really any time between then and about 1915 but most likely in the late 30s), Albert Camus wrote: “The absurd man will not commit suicide; he wants to live, without relinquishing any of his certainty, without a future, without hope, without illusions ……

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia’s “gender problem” has been in the news on and off for several years, with many articles pointing out the shamefully low percentage of female editors (13% of Wikipedia editors are female). In an attempt to correct this discrepancy, the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon happens this weekend (Feb. 1), and I will definitely be taking part….