There is no one as dangerous as he or she who has nothing to lose.
But why should a religious person be interested in a work like Heidegger's that many regard as the epitome of nihilism? For a start, because Heidegger forces us in a way that few philosophers do to really think through the seriousness and all-encompassing nature of our mortality.
Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism.
If God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish Him.
The laws of history tell us that only when the old is gone can the new take its place.
The atheism and nihilism of my earlier years now seems shallow, and even a bit cocky.
I think there is an element of nihilism about, but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless.
Nihilism has no substance. There is no such thing as nothingness, and zero does not exist. Everything is something. Nothing is nothing.
[S]ince there is no wrong or right, you just reap what you sow.
Nihilism is best done by professionals.
Nihilism is but the other side of conventionalism; its creed consists of negations of the current so-called positive values, to which it remains bound.
Hitting bottom isn't a weekend retreat, it's not a goddamn seminar. Stop trying to control everything and just let go!
I believe that we are all, openly or secretly, struggling against one or another kind of nihilism.
Nearly half of the American population is eagerly anticipating the end of the world. This dewy-eyed nihilism provides absolutely no incentive to build a sustainable civilization. Many of these people are lunatics, but they are not the lunatic fringe.
[R]eligious concepts are parasitic upon moral intuitions.
A great deal of time and intellectual force are lost in the world, because the false seems great and the truth so small and insignificant.
Religion itself cannot but be dynamic. In order to combat modern materialistic mores, to fight nihilism and egotism, religion must also develop, must be flexible in its forms, and it must have a correlation with the cultural forms of the epoch.
He was simply someone who floated through our lives and didn't seem to care how flatly he perceived everyone or that he'd shared our secret failures with the world, showcasing the youthful indifference, the gleaming nihilism, glamorizing the horror of it all.
The Stars are setting and the Caravan Starts for the Dawn of Nothing-Oh, make haste!
If you could be either God’s worst enemy or nothing, which would you choose?
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