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"What are primary differences between nihilists, pessimists, and cynics? _...Read More_
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The Nihilist Smiled: Philosopher Nolen Gertz on Nihilism Right This Moment. "The response to the coronavirus has in many ways paralleled the everyday response to death: as something that we need not really worry about, since right now it _...Read More_
The Nihilist Smiled: Philosopher Nolen Gertz on Nihilism Right This Moment. "The response to the coronavirus has in many ways paralleled the everyday response to death: as something that we need not really worry about, since right now it _...Read More_
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Corporations can therefore also benefit from promoting nihilism in the form of selling us nostalgia and other ways to distract ourselves from reality. This is why we must not only recognise the nihilism in ourselves, but also recognise _...Read More_
Corporations can therefore also benefit from promoting nihilism in the form of selling us nostalgia and other ways to distract ourselves from reality. This is why we must not only recognise the nihilism in ourselves, but also recognise _...Read More_
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Utopian pessimism for the twenty-first century. "it is enough to understand that Adorno’s principal criteria for an artwork that could jolt the spectator from false consciousness was its unintelligibility. Simply, the more unfathomable an _...Read More_
Utopian pessimism for the twenty-first century. "it is enough to understand that Adorno’s principal criteria for an artwork that could jolt the spectator from false consciousness was its unintelligibility. Simply, the more unfathomable an _...Read More_
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I think Peter Thiel's obsession with seasteading is also relevant. The logic is: it's too late to stop global warming (or perhaps we don't want to), so let's adapt to a completely marine environment. Reminiscent of Andrew Yang's answer on _...Read More_
I think Peter Thiel's obsession with seasteading is also relevant. The logic is: it's too late to stop global warming (or perhaps we don't want to), so let's adapt to a completely marine environment. Reminiscent of Andrew Yang's answer on _...Read More_
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Alex Pareene is a writer in New York. He was formerly the editor of Gawker and Racket Teen.
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Alex Pareene is a writer in New York. He was formerly the editor of Gawker and Racket Teen.
“Trumpism’s pitch to young white men is thus a stirringly amoral sort of syllogism: we can’t give you anything material, because we stole it all and are hoarding it, but we can create a world in which you can regularly act on your worst _...Read More_
“Trumpism’s pitch to young white men is thus a stirringly amoral sort of syllogism: we can’t give you anything material, because we stole it all and are hoarding it, but we can create a world in which you can regularly act on your worst _...Read More_