On this episode of the Fluidity : "What Nihilism Is Not"

“Nihilism is inevitable, but not a problem.” This is mistaken: it makes you miserable and ineffective, and erodes social and cultural capacity.

Nihilism, like botulism, is not an ideology or conceptual system. It is a stance: an emotionally-charged way of being.


Links mentioned in this episode:

In "Postmodernism vs. The Pomoid Cluster" John Nerst analyzes the relationship between postmodernism as an academic theory, and “pomo” as a popular way of relating to meaningness.



Another link mentioned in this episode:

The TV Tropes page "Straw Nihilist".


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