Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Desperate Something

Here's an article (not really the best written) that makes a superb connection between the Desperate Housewives show many have seen on Sunday nights and Camus, the question coming back to "what's the point?" In the show, just as in the some factions of existentialism, there is no reaching purpose to what they do. As such, the humor (the plot) comes from an existence bereft of meaning; existing becoming an end in itself. Obviously, the priority of aesthetics is not too far behind. Perhaps, at the end of cultural adaptation, nausea wins...

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