From another quarter came the criticism that because existentialism concentrates so much on the choices of the individual it ignores the solidarity of humankind, a criticism made by Marxists and Christians alike. Few historians, however, view history as transcending the orderly presenting and elucidating of facts, events, and processes Those choices that we make, may have consequences and may affect us or our family members in the long run.
Writers like Fyodor Dostoevsky, Franz Kafka also discuss this theme in their work, thus creating literary work on existentialism and developing this theory further.
For Sartre this means that because god created humanity through a conception, it must mean that we are all created to that conception and are created with a purpose, or as Sartre defines human nature Sartre, p.
For since we ignore the commandments of God and all values prescribed as eternal, nothing remains but what is strictly voluntary.
By its very disguise his anguish reveals itself. When we say that man chooses himself, we do mean that every one of us must choose himself; but by that we also mean that in choosing for himself he chooses for all men.
Many writers and authors in the forties and fifties were affected by the horrors of war and this new philosophy, namely, Albert Camus. People seems to have this idea about women and that they are lesser and weaker than men.
And there is no difference whatever between being as an absolute, temporarily localised that is, localised in history — and universally intelligible being. Being is in-itself. Therefore, the onus for defining ourselves, and by extension humanity, falls squarely on our shoulders.
And at the point of departure there cannot be any other truth than this, I think, therefore I am, which is the absolute truth of consciousness as it attains to itself.