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Oct 31, 2021

A world of total license: the catastrophe some fear if nihilistic views become widespread.
Original music by Kevin MacLeod.
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Oct 24, 2021

Nihilism has a taboo allure of forbidden power—because everyone knows eternalism is wrong.
Recognizing meaninglessness requires unusual intelligence, courage, and toughness. Nihilist elitism renders you stupid, cowardly, and helpless,...

Oct 17, 2021

Nihilism promises you don’t have to care, because nothing means anything. But you do care—and you can’t escape that.
The end-state of nihilism is not suicide, but catatonia.
Original music by Kevin MacLeod.
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Oct 14, 2021

This mid-week bonus episode is another interview with David Chapman, in which we discuss nihilism, both as a book section, and nihilism itself. Since the time that I started recording, he has since written six more episodes worth of chapters in the Nihilism section of Meaningness. I could move on and record "Meaningness...

Oct 10, 2021

Materialism says that only mundane purposes like money, sex, and power count. It wrongly rejects higher purposes—but those too are not ultimate.

Common critiques of materialism, from religion, political idealism, personal idealism, and...