Why Political Theory is Awesome

The prof ended the lecture with the following statement:

“you're going to live a little while, and going to have a nice time. But you'll die, and everyone you know will die. And everything you do, along with humans, will fail. So why the hell does it matter? In medieval times, it was god's plan. In modern times, this is a kind of a crisis. The sun will eventually burn itself into a crisp, and nothing in particular will matter in the end. Nothing is meaningful anymore. No more natural structure in the universe.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s