This Existential Hamster Helps You Contemplate Life

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Everyone experiences the occasional spiritual crisis, but saying you feel trapped in life can be an understatement when you’re literally a hamster in a cage.

Such is the life of Edward the Hamster, the titular character of Miriam Elia and Ezra Elia’s quirky book, The Diary of Edward the Hamster 1990-1990. Between boycotting his wheel and going on the occasional hunger strike, Edward experiences the combined existential struggles of Camus, Nietzsche and Sartre

We all have our days when we feel like Edward. To help you reflect on your inner existentialist — or your inner hamster — you can check out his blog or the new book. Read more…

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