I want to peel back the lid on nihilism

Nihilism: a philosophy based in nothingness and eternity.

Most people see the world in binary categories. They believe that there is either an inherent moral good that we must all obey, or there are no rules and life is pointless anarchy. Nihilism argues for a middle path: we lack inherent order, but are defined by our choices, which means that we must start making smarter choices by understanding the reality in which we live more than the human social reality which we have used to replace it in our minds.

 

And so it is I am diving into Bret Stevens’ book to find out more.

 

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