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Night School: Moral Nihilism Simply Stated

Ahmad Fuad Rahmat, Projek Dialog | Sharaad Kuttan, BFM89.9

30-Jun-13 11:00

Night School: Moral Nihilism Simply Stated

“Though nihilism has been relentlessly criticized for overemphasizing the dark side of human experience, it might be equally true that this overemphasis represents a needed counterbalance to shallow optimism and arrogant confidence in human power. Nihilism reminds us that we are not gods, and that despite all of the accomplishments and wonders of civilization, humans cannot alter the fact that they possess only a finite amount of mastery and control over their own destinies.” So wrote John Marmysz, author of "Laughing at Nothing". Intrigued? Catch this week's episode.


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