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My interest in existentialism prompted me to find out the various definitions of the school of philosophy. Existentialists believe that ‘existence precedes essence’ and state that “man exists and in that existence man defines himself and the world in his own subjectivity, and wanders between choice, freedom, and existential angst” (Existentialism: Philosophy, philosophers, readings, articles). It is evident from the definition that the existence of each man is subjective and each one needs to resort to self-definitions on issues like freedom, choice, and existential anguish. The existential anguish stems from the alien, isolated and absurd existence of man, and only through overcoming these obstacles the learner can develop an authentic self-what Nietzsche calls the sovereign individual.