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Definition of Nihilism

Nihilism

  1. Nothingness; nihility.
  2. The doctrine that nothing can be known; scepticism as to all knowledge and all reality.
  3. The theories and practices of the Nihilists.

Nihilism Quotations

The middle way is a view of life that avoids the extreme of misguided grasping born of believing there is something we can find, or buy, or cling to that will not change. And it avoids the despair and nihilism born from the mistaken belief that nothing matters, that all is meaningless.
Sharon Salzberg

The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
Albert Camus

I believe that we are all, openly or secretly, struggling against one or another kind of nihilism.
Ellen Willis

I think you can get to a point where nihilism, if that's the right word, is overwhelming, and the basic laws that society has set up - either religious or social laws - become meaningless.
Bruce Springsteen

Famously, there's not really anywhere to go after nihilism. It's not progressing toward anything, it's a statement of outrage, however brilliant.
Alan Moore
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Nihilism Translations

nihilism in Hungarian is nihilizmus
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