clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Jason Kendall Embodies Man's Existential Agony

(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Getty Images

Man is the only being that knows his own mortality.

What can we do but endure, tattoo ourselves, and catch baseball games.

As Hesiod says, all men receive their fate. Some receive a lot that spells all bad, some a lot that allows for good and bad, but none an existence that is all good.

Our struggle is to find meaning in a cold world. We are born alone and we will die alone.