Boredom and Disgust: Oversatiation, Ennui and Disgust for Life

Based on: Finkielsztein, M. (2016). Nuda a wstręt. Przesyt, ennui i wstręt do życia [Boredom and Disgust: Oversatiation, Ennui and Disgust for Life]. Stan Rzeczy, 11(2), 61-73. https://doi.org/10.51196/srz.11.4 Boredom and disgust are closely related emotions. This thesis, at first glance, may seem rather bold, but there are many convincing arguments for its validity. These can be found in theContinue reading “Boredom and Disgust: Oversatiation, Ennui and Disgust for Life”

BOREDOM AND LAZINESS, SLOTH AND ACEDIA

Based on Finkielsztein, M. (2018). Nuda a lenistwo, gnuśność i acedia [Boredom and laziness, sloth, and acedia]. Maska, 37, 36-50. Of the title concepts, ‘boredom’ is by far the youngest. The toposes of sloth and laziness are as old as civilization itself, acedia is of ancient origin – while boredom, understood in a way similar to that ofContinue reading “BOREDOM AND LAZINESS, SLOTH AND ACEDIA”