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Is nihilism right?
Nihilism is right.
It is possible and reasonable to assume that life has no meaning in and of itself.
Many of the worst things ever done by humanity were done in pursuit of some lofty goal that did not justify the act.
Moral values are all social constructs.
Arguing that there is nothing intrinsically moral follows the human experience where norms and standards of right and wrong change over the millenia.
One cannot prove
Descartes's Evil Demon thought experiment
is not the actual state of reality.
Nihilism leads to unnecessary suffering.
Nihilism is a dead end that leads to unproductivity.
When acted out unto the world, active nihilism entails the longing for annihilation both for yourself and your fellow man. This is not a tenable position to take.
Nihilism is practically impossible to adhere to.
To engage in such a debate inherently denies the truth of nihilism.
Nihilism, as a view, is ineffective, for reasons analogous to
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