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Introduction and Part 1

• Camus begins by stating his book is defined by his will to "face the reality of the present," which is defined by justified crime.

• He suggests that in order to live in and understand the reality one must understand if and why humanity has the right to kill.

• He begins to look at the question in relation to absurdism, which Camus describes as the encounter between human inquiry and the silence of the universe.

• Camus points out a paradox in the absurdist thinking in its claim to believe in nothing yet believing in its own ideals. The author sees this protest as rebellion.

• Camus states that the purpose of his work is to examine the attitudes of rebellion and to examine the right or duty to kill.

• As the book begins, Camus discusses the origins and ramifications of rebellion. He states that rebellion begins as...

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