By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1862
Post Date: 06/09/1862

30 Phil, Chapter 30, Nietzsche, Touchstone 75: Nihilism.

Shake off societal pressures: Nihilism is a tool to examine and potentially overcome the problem of illusion in reality. You use the idea that life lacks objective meaning, purpose, and intrinsic value to break free of the illusions of life like social constructs and pressures. This updated new look at Nihilism adds modern physics to the telling of how life is meaningless.

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