Franz Kafka On Existence

Artwork by Bruno Carro

A recent discussion in my Western Culture course has caused me to re-visit the world-view of surrealist author Franz Kafka. The professor was discussing how the government finds a way to subjugate and submit the individual under its command against his own will. She later went on to elaborate how she herself has been the victim of this process. The situation which was presented in the class resembled that of a Kafka story, particularly that of…