Reading the definition of nihilism on Wikipedia recently it really struck me that it is just the logical outcome of modern western belief.

I would be horrified at the suggestion that one should believe in God because everything would be better that way.  My personal journey was via nihilism, I guess.

I really do prefer to believe that which is true / real,  if possible.

My feeling is that any honest person who does not believe in God has to become a nihilist. When they get around to thinking about it.

What else?

— Commenter “John B”, commenting on a Samizdata blog post: “Not as rational as Sam Harris likes to claim

Published in: on August 24, 2011 at 4:30 pm  Leave a Comment  

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