Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Died: December 22, 1989, Paris, France Website Facebook X/Twitter

Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

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Irony at Work

by Aristotle and others in Figures of Speech

Goal-directed activity is teleological in nature and nothing more than an algorithm of fixed outcome potentials. Action plays a part but it's biological and is only now being brought to the precipice of our cultural perception with planksip as the propagator.

Ironic? Yes. Funny? No!

by Samuel Beckett and others in Figures of Speech

If we ignore the literal reference to the heart and focus on the metaphor, the emotive based felt experience is biologically predisposed to parse the bad and remember the good. Do you see what I am saying?

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