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(Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill

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For Camus, in The Myth of Sysiphus, the absurd permeates the human being's relation to existence:
It's a struggle, but, as Camus said, "We must imagine Sysiphus happy." - in danger at one stage of making it look like Sysiphus had it easy, but increasingly a match for the big fella on major sports; cheaper, too.
Nation's leading environmentalist lashes out at politicians and reveals his empathy for Sysiphus
Actively seeking to change cultures is a bit like being Sysiphus. The minute you get one rock to the top of the hill and feel you have achieved something it falls down the other side.