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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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Nov 28, 2021

No absolute meaning: Are you adult enough to accept that the world offers no absolute guarantees?
No transcendent meaning: If meaning lives only in Neverland, we can’t make much use of it. Fortunately, it’s here, now.

Nov 21, 2021

Lite nihilism, on the way to completion: Lite nihilism includes a valuable, accurate analysis of the failure of eternalism.
Not really meaningful: “Nothing REALLY means anything” sounds plausible when you feel nihilistic. What does “really” mean, though?

Nov 14, 2021

The many justifications for nihilism rely on a handful of mistaken patterns of reasoning.
Links mentioned in this episode:
Scott Alexander’s blog post “Proving too much”.
"Finding Meaning In An Imperfect World" by Iddo Landau

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Nov 7, 2021

This episode narrates the new pages “'Nihilism is OK' is not OK" and "The uncanny absence of nihil –ism".
“Nihilism is inevitable, but not a problem.” This is mistaken: it makes you miserable and ineffective, and erodes social and cultural capacity.