'The ethical theory that there can be no true morality as there can not logically be any absolute scale within the fundamental laws of the universe with which to measure them'
Average person: it is morally good to save a child's life
Nihilist: it is neither good nor bad to save the child's life according to nihilism
Average person II: It is morally good to stick a baby in a blender according to nihilism
Nihilist: it is neither good nor bad to blend a baby
Diamondback-Omega: it is funny though =]
#philosophy #kant #ethics #atheism #morals
by Diamondback-Omega February 05, 2010
A theory that life is without purpose, many things deconstruct to this after continuous questioning of why. From this, we realise value does not exist (without purpose it can't have extrinsic value)
Ethics and Morals become non existent and are merely thought to be invented by man for man to control man even though he has no reason to be controlled.

Also, Nihilists don't believe in anything. (Thoughts and ideas are not beliefs)
Prole1 "Don't do that, it's evil and wrong."
Nihilist "why is it? men have created morals and ethics not realising they are useless, we are without purpose. Nihilism makes you're ideas invalid"

Prole2 "We need to care for our planet."
Nihilist "Why? it has no value."
#nihilism #nihilist #nihil #nothing #prole #morals #ethics #value
by Morka Graven September 26, 2009
The philosophy that life, the universe, and existence are essentially pointless. all nihilists are atheists, but not all atheists are nihilists.
George Carlin's later comedy indicates a streak of nihilism
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by Hardy McTits July 24, 2008
An extension of existentialism. It is the belief that that life is pain and suffering and hold no point. There are few Nihilists around, as they tend to find no reason to be anymore.
Person 1: I think I'm just going to crawl in a corner and die....
Person 2: Man! please don't say you been reading up on nihilism. It's bad for your brain.
#nihilist #nihlism #nialism #existensialism #death #pointlessness
by CodyTheWolf June 21, 2015
The belief in nothing.
"Blessed are those who believe in nothing; never shall it terrorize them." ~Ragnar Redbeard

"He who knows nothing, doubts nothing." ~Confuscious
by Don Megiddo December 08, 2004
The absolute name invented to cover up one's inability to find meaning or self-worth. It's absolute character offers a pseudo-certainty in so far as it can never change. Thus by declaring myself to believe in nothing I have at last found an absolute to believe in and thus confer upon myself a permanent identity in the face of death. Nihlists like atheists are really somebody, unaware of the fact that he who believes in nothing actually believes in something.
A Hollywood film producer who makes money out of selling death and destruction to the gullible. In their marble-clad mansions they discuss nihilism between drinks and dream of Oscars and similar votive offerings to their superior 'insight.' Their passing gifts to the world are suffering, delusions and fear of what men can become when they cease to believe in Something Bigger than their own greed and stupidity.
#nihilism #nihilists #nietzsche #nothingness #meaninglessness
by beetroottome July 01, 2010
The end result of progressive philosophizing through nihilism for a means to enrich mind and existence - a conduit through which human society becomes harmonious with nature, disposing of excess life and current values and morals and replacing them with ones better fit to improve the quality of life for higher quality humans, and opposing racial integration through the realization that each race has specific unique qualities which better allow them to thrive in their respective parts of the Earth.
Nihilism allows the realization that modern life is flooded by useless social constructs, which don't really "exist".
#nihil #nihilary #nihilistic #nihilist #nothing #something #philosophy
by Mr Doodman July 06, 2006
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