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My Brother's Keeper?
My older brother was Evil. Not garden-variety evil, but Evil in the sense of a palpable malevolence that is devoted to the destruction of all that lives and breathes. Ever been pinned to the floor by someone laughing maniacally with a genuine replica of a...
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Ontological Nihilism
Ontological Nihilism is the radical-sounding thesis that there is nothing at all.
Heidegger on the Connection between Nihilism, Art, Technology
been accentuated to nihilistic proportions by the media, Heidegger in Being and Nihilism is Nietzsche's name for this loss of meaning or direction.
Darwin's Nihilistic Idea: Evolution and the Meaninglessness of Life
directly to issues of identity, culture, violence, and nihilism—themes that . sion of the code that has received little attention in the literature—nihilism.
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A brutal, nihilistic, baffling mystery amid class warfare
Instead, they blow up museums and theaters and sound a drumbeat of nihilism. It's a world in which anything might happen because nobody cares about anyone else. Ballard always has displayed a keen eye for the pathologies of modern life.
ARMSTRONGS: Rights violations, nihilism underlie today's bad news
Beneath this lies a fundamental nihilism: the destruction of values for the sake of destruction.
Why you won't find the meaning of life
Brecht (1898-1956) was the kind of character who gave Nihilism a bad name, to be sure, but he had a point. There is something perverse in searching for the meaning of life.
British riots illustrate nihilism's calling
There is no reason to think that these nihilistic riots are anything but a way to fill the boredom of summer. They are not a protest against tuition increases, or social-service cuts, or the fatal police shooting of a black man in Tottenham.
Summer of our discontent
Wicked nihilism aside, that catches something of the evanescence of time. And since some things, as Ernest Hemingway said, cannot be learned quickly, and the little new you get from life is very precious, there's a kind of cruel arithmetic afoot.

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Nihilism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nihilism is the philosophical doctrine suggesting the negation of one or more putatively meaningful aspects of life.
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Nihilism [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Apr 23, 2001 In Russia, nihilism became identified with a loosely organized revolutionary movement (C.
Nihilism - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Nihilism rejects faith in favor of an understanding of causal relationships.

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