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Sartre which we place among atheists stress that central concern of philosophy is human existence He says that human being is a special kind of consciousness being-for- itself Everything else is matter being-in-itself He believes that human being has no God-given essence and is absolutely free and absolutely responsible According to him anguish is the result of the absolute freedom and responsibility He also says that human existence is absurd and unjustified Therefore the goal of human being is to justify hisher existence2 Sartre believes that there are those in our history who have established a religion to reassure nothing more than what he calls a fundamental project That means that when we become anguished by the affairs of life we pursue a fundamental project in attempt to flee this anguish He says that we try to make ourselves Gods in hopes that others would see us divine and hold us in higher regard To pursue a fundamental project according to Sartre is to act in a bad faith To act in a bed faith is to manifest our freedom inauthentic ally3 Sartre believes that man experiences two primary phases of consciousness in his life the spontaneous phase in which man does nothing more than pursue a particular task which means that man is in shallow mode of being and the reflective phase of consciousness In reflective phase man realizes that he is not alone in this world and this realization is not without consequences When men acknowledges that there are others that makeup the society in which he exists the man discovers that he has identity People know who he is and what he does then he discovers that he is a being in the world of others4 If man can acknowledge his facticity situation that is accept that he is a being with biological and social past that means that he is according to Sartre acting clear headed and in good faith This
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