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Gianni Vattimo points at a back-and-forth movement in European thought, between Nietzsche and Heidegger. Hear Andrew and Suzanne talk about We believe that nihilism can be used to avoid depression, self-defeatism, guilt, passivity, and other forms of psychological neurosis that are so common in our modern time.

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The earliest philosophical positions associated with what could be characterized as a nihilistic outlook are those of the Skeptics.

In these works and other works by the existentialists, one is often left with the impression that living authentically with the meaninglessness of life is impossible. The Root of the Revolution of the Modern Age This one just didn't have the tail feathers I go for.

Worse still, the banalization of nihilism creates an environment where ideas can be imposed forcibly with little resistance, raw power alone determining intellectual and moral hierarchies. If nihilism proves victorious--and it's well on its way, he argues--our world will become "a cold, inhuman world" where "nothingness, incoherence, and absurdity" will triumph.

On the Prowl

Inevitably, nihilism will expose all cherished beliefs and sacrosanct truths as symptoms of a defective Western mythos. I am here and alive. He stuck mainly to topics of interpretations of the real world over the simulations of which the real world is composed.

In The Strangerfor example, Meursault has rejected the existential suppositions on which the uninitiated and weak rely.