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The human predicament.

Richard Hughes

The human predicament.

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Published by Reprint Society in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsHughes, Richard, 1900-1976.
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The Human Predicament A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions (Book): Benatar, David: Are human lives ultimately meaningless?

Is our inevitable death bad? Would immortality be better? Should we hasten our deaths by taking our own lives in acts of suicide? Many people ask these big questions and many are plagued by them.

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