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Many to use May Day bank holiday to ponder utter futility of existence

An increasing number of Britons are set to shun more traditional bank holiday pursuits this Monday in favour of contemplating the sheer pointlessness of their being, a study has revealed.

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Posted: May 4th, 2014
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Facebook users ‘running low’ on inspirational quotes

live differentThousands of Facebook users have found themselves running ‘seriously low’ on fresh inspirational quotes to share with their friends of late, the social network giant has announced today.

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2013
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Nietzsche earns respect of Joey Barton

Alienated Newcastle footballer Joey Barton has been telling his followers on Twitter of his ‘respect’ for German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Scouser Barton has tweeted that the author of Beyond Good and Evil was ‘a real nutter’ who was ‘as hard as Vinnie Jones’. Once dubbed a Nietzschean Antichrist by an Everton fan, Barton claims to [...]

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Posted: Aug 7th, 2011
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Existential crisis won’t stop me shaving or enjoying life, vows French film hero

not quite sure why he's here‘We yearn for the easy truths of God’s existence, yet our own intelligence tells us to undermine this sole prop to our happiness by enquiring. But, hey, no point moping – you’ve got to get on with it haven’t you, eh?’

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Posted: Nov 28th, 2010
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ITV launches Philosophy X Factor

Tonight’s launch of Philosophy X Factor will have Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole in search of the UK’s cleverest.

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Posted: Dec 8th, 2009
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