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angst

(in Existentialist philosophy) the dread caused by man's awareness that his future is not determined but must be freely chosen
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While "Angst" documents the struggles some people have with anxiety, it also reveals their hope for the future.
Naturally enough there has to be a dash of melodrama alongside the slugging, so as well as Rocky (the expected return of Stallone, who also co-scripted the film) offering more than a few homespun words of wisdom, Adonis has to juggle angst about whether or not he should take the fight to avenge his father.
The first iteration of "Angst" was curated by Elena Filipovic at Kunsthalle Basel--it will evolve further as the project travels to Berlin and then to Montreal--and included a demanding opening program of performances.
His topics are radical skepticism and closure, radical skepticism and under-determination, Wittgenstein on the structure of rational evaluation, hinge commitments, epistemological disjunctivism and the factivity of reasons, epistemological disjunctivism and closure-based radical skepticism, and farewell to epistemic angst. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
There was this perverse angst that things were turning bad, but the opposite has happened: inflation is low and uncertainty reduced.'
"One of the problems for us was the inability to staff a small, convenient store that would be open all day, every day," Angst says.
"Pain extends beyond tissue damage and hurt feelings, and includes the distress and existential angst we feel when we're uncertain or have just experienced something surreal," University of British Columbia researcher Daniel Randles, the lead author of (http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/04/11/0956797612464786.abstract) a paper published in the journal Psychological Science , said in a statement Tuesday.
NOT satisfied with Dublin's response that it was probing the death of Savita Halappanavar an Indian dentist in Ireland, the foreign office on Friday summoned the Irish ambassador to India Feilim McLaughlin voicing concern and angst over the death of Savita Halappanavar, who was denied an abortion by doctors in Ireland.
Punk broke the code of conformity and its legacy can be seen in the music and art of John Lydon, Mark E Smith's poetry for the working classes and the arty existential angst and drama of Ian Curtis and Joy Division.
"Angst, often confused with anxiety, is a transcendent emotion in that it combines the unbearable anguish of life with the hopes of overcoming this seemingly impossible situation.
While the topic may seem a little shallow to adults reading and reviewing the book, for teens it is exactly the stuff of which angst is made.
SAJAAD Khan glances to the other side of the world at a recent change in Labour politics there (Aussie Angst, 28.06.10), and what he sees as significance in what has happened is different from my perception.