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This is a nonfiction audiobook narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, David Chapman. Full text at:

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Original music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Feb 28, 2021

Fixation and denial are the two simplest ways of refusing to deal with the nebulosity of meaningness.

Wrong ideas about meaning come in mirror-image pairs, which fixate and deny opposite aspects of reality.

Polarized pairs...

Feb 21, 2021

Meaningness is cloud-like: nebulous. It is real, but impossible to completely pin down.

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Brains automatically find meaning and pattern; we need them to act. Unfortunately, brains also find meaning and pattern where there are none.

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Feb 15, 2021

People think they approach meaning in terms of religions or philosophies, but in practice, "stances" matter more.

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Stances—responses to meaning—are unstable thought-patterns. Often we adopt several contradictory ones in rapid succession.


Feb 7, 2021

Mistaken attitudes toward meaning create unnecessary psychological/spiritual/existential suffering.

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Original music by Kevin MacLeod.

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