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The knowledge that there is nothing. Everything life appears to be is but a perception. 'morals' and 'facts' are all subjective.
Despite this, the only escape provides little alternative, as that leads to the cessation of all thought. Might as well enjoy it while it lasts :)
I believe in Optimistic Nihilism. If there's nothing else out there, I still enjoy what I've got.
by pianofortepianoforte November 24, 2008
Looking at the bright and disturbingly hilarious side of a situation while never sacrificing the reality of that situation
Some say the divorce rate for marriage is going up while I say the death rate for marriage is going down. That is what optimistic nihilism is.
by optimistic nihilist May 21, 2014
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