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    What has happened before us ? what will happen after us ? and how many times

    First, I am only an undergraduate student, and certainly no expert on this, so anything I say, should be consider as possibly erroneous. This is to say, you should certainly research what I talk about to verify if I am indeed correct or not (which you have already been doing, and that is great...
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    What has happened before us ? what will happen after us ? and how many times

    I do not think the issue is with how you interpret it, but how you define it. There has not been a definition of infinity in this discussion, other than that which is to be subjectively perceived, intuitively. You can be arguing for an ‘infinity,’ while I could be arguing against this...
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    Sartre might be a good place to start

    No worries. I probably worded it poorly.
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    Sartre might be a good place to start

    It is accurate. He describes this exact idea, in his philosophy. He introduces this concept, so that you can understand what is meant by 'existence preceding essence.' It is accurate to say that when we construct a chair, we must first develop the concept or the essence of the chair, before it...
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    Sartre might be a good place to start

    What exactly is boring about Sartre? Sartre is fantastic. This is an extremely oversimplified, abridged version of Sartre’s basic philosophical introduction of existentialism. Sartre develops the notion that essence precedes existence. Consider the example of a chair. It is not as though a...
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