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And that's the end! See you in the next book, next week!

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In the third part of this episode: Sartre’s ghost and the corpse of God.

Existentialism, a hopeful alternative to rigid meanings, makes wrong metaphysical assumptions, and cannot work. It collapses inevitably into nihilism.

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On the second part of this episode: Nihilistic anxiety opens into play.

Anxiety is a natural reaction to uncertainty. In nihilism, pervasive loss of meaning makes everything uncertain; existential angst is a response.

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On the first part of this episode of the Fluidity : Miserabilism tastes like nihilism.

“Miserabilism” is the stance that everything is awful. It's confused with nihilism because both entail rage and depression.

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On our next episode, we will begin "In The Cells Of The Eggplant", by David Chapman, published at metarationality.com. An exciting milestone. Thank you for coming with me!

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Here we are, listeners. We have completed "Meaningness."

These episodes have been narrating sections of Meaningness which were written during the narration of Meaningness And Time. The remainder of Meaningness has already aired. If you are new to the podcast, it picks up from here at the episode aired on Aug 4, 2021, titled "The Complete Stance".

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In the fourth part of this episode: No meaning for mortals.

Your future death does not make your present meaningless.

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In the third part of this episode: No meaning from the Big Bang.

Everything was meaningless at the moment of the Big Bang. What could add meaning after that?

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In the second part of this episode: Scientific rationality has proven: everything is meaningless. An event everyone thinks they remember, but never happened. Science disproved religious theories of meaning, but not meaning itself.

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In the first part of this episode: No meaning without proof.

A stubborn nihilist can always just refuse to admit that anything is meaningful.

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On this episode of the Fluidity : The Varieties Of Special Meaning, Part 7 - 180 Proof

This concludes the section on the varieties of nihilistic special meaning.

Thanks to Sarah Elkins and Bruce Webber for performing roles in this episode's scripted section!

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In the third part of this episode: Not enough meaning

Perception that life is not meaningful enough may involve an unrealistic standard; or ways of increasing meaningfulness may help.

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In the second part of this episode: No meaning of life as a whole

Misunderstanding “a life” as an object leads to the complaint that, although meanings exist, life is meaningless overall.

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On the first part of this episode: No meaning without justification

The rationalist theory of justified action leads to nihilism. Understand your activity as a vivid, variegated landscape instead.

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On the second part of this episode: Some other varieties of objectivity

Nihilistic claims about subjectivity, inherent meaning, universal meaning, and scientific objectivity do not hold up.

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On the first part of this episode: No objective meaning

While the meaning of “objective” is nebulous, learning to relate to meaningness more objectively is possible and worthwhile.

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On this episode of the Fluidity : The Varieties Of Special Meaning Part 5 - Objectivity

We pick up where we left off in the Nihilism chapter of the book "Meaningness", with additional pages written by the author during the narration of "Meaningness And Time".

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