Read Beauvior’s article and answer the question: Choose one question to answer from the four!!!!
Word count: 350
!!!!!* Include at least one quotation from the reading that is accompanied by the page number and a brief explanation of the quotation
1.Sartre argues that human beings are condemned to be free. That is, although they didn’t choose to be
born, human beings find themselves in a world where they are radically free and responsible for all that
they do. If this is the case — if it is the case that we had no choice in our being free — then are we really
free? Is freedom free if it isn’t up to us?
Explain Sartre’s concept of responsibility. Why does he think humans do not only act for themselves but
for all humans? Think about one action/decision you’ve made recently. How does it affect you
personally? How is your action also a reflection of what you think humans should be/are or affect the
lives of other humans who you may not even know?
Why does Sartre use language like despair, anguish, abandonment, and condemnation to describe the
feelings one might have as an existentialist while also saying that existentialism is an optimistic