Category: nihilism

  • A Legacy Of Nihilism

    Recent visitors may not know that this site — along with its cohorts at CORRUPT, ANUS, Amerika, and Death Metal Underground — consists of the culmination of nearly three decades of writing about nihilism and almost four of thinking about it. Nihilism struck me one day as an antidote to the complete insanity of adults […]

  • Nihilist Book Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity Released

    Brett Stevens unleashed Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity, a collection of writings about nihilism, in 2016. This anti-enlightenment treatment of philosophy rejects the idea of universalism as an artifact of the ego, and points toward an extreme, human-feelings-denying realism which sees adaptation in the Darwinian sense as its ultimate goal. This is […]

  • A call to action

    We are in the age of illusion. Our modern technologies and supernatural religions have allowed us to impose a new world order onto nature, one which works in the short-term but is incoherent in the long term. We pollute, homogenize all cultures, crush the individual spirit and force everyone except the super-rich into compartmentalized jobs. […]

  • Interview with founder of Citizens Against Utilitarian Socialization

    At what point did you realize that society was falling and not rising? Was this an “awakening” for you, or part of a slower process of thought about politics and life? I can’t pinpoint the exact time I realized society was in a process of decay rather than rise. There were always clues I picked […]

  • Nihilism versus Inherency

    Nihilism was for us a window of clarity in a munged world. It’s the same way now: the media can report well on incidents, but the vast majority of people in society spend ungodly amounts of time, effort and money repeating a narrative to each other. Roughly, it’s that liberal democracy is the best society […]

  • Frequently asked questions about nihilism

    What is Nihilism? Nihilism is a philosophy based on the idea that reality alone is important. It rejects belief, faith, wishful thinking, ideology, morality and socialization as in any way a form of reality and/or “inherent”; these are human projections. All potential actions are choices we can make. However, nihilists are not relativists. We do […]

  • Nihilism is realism

    What is the essence of nihilism? The essence of nihilism is this: there is one externality to us all, called reality, and it alone is important. Humans tend to project their own mental images onto reality itself and mistake those mental images for reality. This occurs because we store our knowledge of the world in […]

  • Human death

    People always want to make nihilism into the idea that is most convenient for them: do nothing but what you want to do. They justify this with “but nothing is true, so nothing is real, so there’s no point to anything” and consider this profound. What they left out: they think nothing is true, except […]

  • Scientific monism

    Nihilism remains one of the hardest terms to define in philosophy. We can easily confuse it with fatalism, which I define handily as “a belief in a lack of order or purpose to life itself.” Such thinking is obviously self-contradictory since we exist in a universe with logical rules, and in which species are squeezed […]

  • Why nihilism is not anarchy

    There are many around you who use language for its flavor. They talk about what they want to believe, rather than what makes sense, because they are trying to construct an identity or an excuse for their own failings. They’re not interested in anything but themselves and how cool they look to their friends. The […]