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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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Feb 28, 2022

Taking a break from narrating "Meaningness And Time" to give you a standalone essay by the author, David Chapman, which I call the Bridge essay. It will be helpful in our next few episodes, in which "Meaningness And Time" describes the counter-cultures' renegotiation of the relationship between self and society.

Feb 20, 2022

The hippies and the Moral Majority both tried to rescue systematic eternalism—and failed. We live amongst their wreckage.
Countercultures defined as new, alternative, universalist, eternalist, anti-rational systems: there were two in the late 20th century.

Feb 13, 2022

Modernity was built on certainty in science and mathematics. That was revealed as delusional during the early 20th century.

An hour-long episode!

For many of my acquaintance, this is an important entry point into Chapman's work, tying together Meaningness And Time with his other book In The Cells Of The Eggplant....

Feb 8, 2022

How and why modernity failed. All systems of meaning—religious, political, artistic, psychological—began to fall apart. Nihilism seemed the only alternative.

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