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Nihilism and Its Effects

“Nihilism is a disease of the soul.” – Cornel West Nihilism, from a Latin “nihil” meaning nothing, is the belief that all values are untrue and that nothing can be learned or communicated. One can be a nihilist just about … Continue reading

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Nihilism by Alan Pratt

Alan Pratt IEP Nihilism is the belief that all values are baseless and that nothing can be known or communicated. It is often associated with extreme pessimism and a radical skepticism that condemns existence. A true nihilist would believe in … Continue reading

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The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

Arran Gare cosmoandhistory.org It is now more than a century since Friedrich Nietzsche observed that ‘nihilism, this weirdest of all guests, stands before the door.’ Nietzsche was articulating what others were dimly aware of but were refusing to face up … Continue reading

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