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Sartre believed that one day man happened or occurred and after this anomalous event mans life took meaning With this theory Sartre articulated the premise that existence precedes essence Through this assumption Sartre evolves further ideas in which a human can gain a greater understanding of human nature and responsibility In his theory stating that existence precedes essence Sartre takes the belief that life has a meaning that far transcends our short and insignificant lives He believed that life has no meaning unless we gave it meaning In the search for life we become anguished by the affairs of life Sartre believed that when this occurred we pursue a fundamental project in an attempt to flee this anguish Sartre said that in this we try to make ourselves Gods in hopes that others will see us as divine and hold us in high or higher regard To pursue a fundamental project according to Sartre is to act in bad faith Consequently to act in bad faith according to Sartre is to manifest our freedom inauthenticaly Sartre assessed how when man acknowledges and accepts that he is a living being with a biological and social past He can transcend beyond that to nothingness the realm of the etre pour soi the being-for-itself At this point he is according to Sartre clearheaded and in good faith Because he is acting in good faith he is not pursuing a fundamental project in an attempt to circumvent the possibility of anguish The outcome of this path of good faith is that man manifests his freedom authenticates and ultimately this freedom is real Those who do not act clear headed will inevitably fall into anguish which is what is felt by those who cannot except that they come from the realm of the etre en soi realm of the being-in-itself and therefore make attempts to deny their past In an attempt to flee their past and the anguish that
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