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Rap Battle 2A: Jean-Paul Sartre vs. Albert Camus

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Started: 11/12/2011 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Pro raps as the prominent French existentialist, Marxist, and playwright Jean-Paul Sartre.

Con raps as the Algerian founder of absurdism, journalist, and novelist Albert Camus.

Battle begins in Round 2, Round 1 is for acceptance.



Here we go...
Debate Round No. 1


I'm back from the dead, nothing can hold back me not even a grave
No man dares to cross me, my raps have high body counts like a tidal wave
I've set my sights on the Absurdist poltroon across the room
When I'm done with you you'll be dead like morality after Hume.

My arguments are rigorous, vigorous, and equally dynamic
Denial is useless, I'm all-encompassing and panoramic
As a philosopher, there's isn't anyone more influential
Fvck reference, 'Being and Nothingness' is my credential

Man has a distinct nature and drawing on this we can clearly see
The paradoxical tragedy is that man was condemned to be free
Camus you can get the fvck out, grab a shovel and dig a hole
How Sisyphian would that be, exterting control and filling your role.


I beat you before - I'm having deja vu
And now you're in for what Camus can do
I've got no heart - we know what will come from this
I'll rip you apart - show that your Being is Nothingness

Like Jay Z and K. West we're two Niqqas in Paris
You're hazy, I'm the best - don't be embarrassed
I run circles around you like I'm on methanphetamines
My writing's respected cuz I've touched on better themes

I'm a loner, no hypocrisy - on your own you can't go far
That's why you stole your philosophy from Simone de Beauvoir
My bad - did you think I'd be ignoring this tidbit?
It's sad that your work still comes up short like a midget

See if you'd had heard me in the Myth of Sisyphus
You'd know absurdity's the only b!tch I trust
And the danger's that I'm a Stranger, of course
Tear up your corpse and show no remorse

So keep on mentioning your influence
I'm suspending your inference
No mending up our differences
Just look at these two images -

Your gripe with me's that I'm dope and I know it
I'm smarter so put that in your pipe and smoke it
Perused your confused work and as I suspected
I easily detected your contrary perspectives

It's scary, I selected the fact that you're Marxist
Supporting the Soviets - I guess you're retarded
Hailing their failing egalitarian attempts
I guess you really hold humanitarian contempt

Not that I care, I been acting all barbarian
Not scared or beware of the more authoritarian
Cuz nothing at all matters, so I beseech you
To keep this factor in mind when I beat you
Debate Round No. 2


I'm polyamorous, I use my wit and genius to get b1tches
You're all alone, now fulfill Sisyphus' legend and dig ditches
I'll change one opinion and one only, other people aren't hell
Hell to me is people calling me an existentialist with you as well

I didn't support the Soviets, I'm so true to Marxist philosophy
My views towards those "communist" thugs was consistent animosity
I'm an egalitarian through and through in the most consistent way
No one rules over another, take your lies and go away

'The Myth of Sisyphus', where you speak of meaning and suicide
Why don't you kill just yourself, and save me the homocide
Don't worry Camus, it will make it less painfulf if you do
Remember that when I take the time to make threats I carry through.


I've got women in abundance - I could run a brothel [1]
You can't even keep one - guess that's why you're so hostile
And don't lie about coming to support the Soviets
That's why we stopped being friends - but nicca I'm over it [2]

It's clear Sartre's not smart and that's why I'll beat em
I won't kill myself cuz it's the antitheiss of freedom [3]
So looks like it's he who belongs in liar's prison
Cuz I spent my whole adult life rejecting nihilism

Look I've got better myths - B!tch I'm the best there is
You're lucky they group me with you existentialists
Now I've got groupies that wanna do me from all ideologies
All eyes on me - I'm a prodigy, I make no apologies

My writing's witty, bleak but unique and inspirational
Yours is pretty but too weak and painfully dull
Like your philosophy you've put forth nothing but fluff
You should read some Camus and learn to get tough

It's true I out-do you in just about every area
You're so harmless it's like I can't even get mad at ya
Now I coulda straight up killed you in battle for the fun of it
It's too bad I'm not into capital punishment [4]




Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by cameronl35 6 years ago
Why? You had some nice punch lines in there it's just after reading it some of the line were so-so which led me to kind of getting bored..if you had maybe chopped it down it could've been better. I'll re-read it I promise.
Posted by Danielle 6 years ago
I highly doubt it.
Posted by cameronl35 6 years ago
Note: I'm probably going to re-read the battle and re-vote most likely.
Posted by Danielle 6 years ago
Yeah, my first verse was also so-so cuz I've been busy. I'd like to have spent more time on it now, but I'm about to go out to dinner and didn't want the round to be over before I got back. I'm sure our second verses will be more interesting :)
Posted by seanybum 6 years ago
Trust a guy with a picture of Immortal Technique on his profile to start a somewhat intellectual rap battle on a debating website.
Alright, although Danielle definitely doesn't look the part (lol).
Posted by socialpinko 6 years ago
Sorry it's so short, I've had intermittent Internet access and don't know when I'll be on next.
Posted by socialpinko 6 years ago
That's fine then.
Posted by Danielle 6 years ago
Spinko, yes, I would love to do this but probably won't get a chance until the week of Thanksgiving.
Posted by socialpinko 6 years ago
Are you genetically predisposed to wiping the floor at Mafia?
Posted by awesomeness 6 years ago
that was from danielle
i am her brother
i am a new debater
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Vote Placed by Raisor 6 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: LOL I may be a biased judge, but Danielle's last line clinched it for me.
Vote Placed by cameronl35 6 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: First round went to spinko for all his rhymes were solid and concise while Danielle's didn't really make sense and got kind of boring, second round was pretty close but just from the first round I'll give one point to Pro