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Hello, welcome to the feeble, babbling “essays” of a woman attempting to comprehend the wisdom of geniuses in hopes to unravel meaning within an earth that is desperately hurtling towards nihilism.

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Moral Nihilism

A response to Chapter 20 in The Fundamentals of Ethics by Russ Shafer-Landau What I find to be interesting is that, in light of my own religious explorations, I end up leaning more towards moral nihilism than most other moral theories in the book. Shafer-Landau calls it cynical; I think that it’s honest. We can’t… Continue reading Moral Nihilism

Ethical Relativism

Responses to Chapter 19 in The Fundamentals of Ethics by Russ Shafer-Landau “The worry, specifically, is that moral skepticism – the denial of objective moral standards- is correct, and that morality therefore lacks any real authority.” But skepticism and denial lack moral authority as well- there is no authority. Denial doesn’t mean that something is… Continue reading Ethical Relativism

The Danger of Altruism

The idea that it is impossible to have a truly selfless action plagued me when I first encountered it. For some reason, I felt such a strong denial that it could be a true statement- dare I even say, ‘self-righteous’?  For, that statement stung me in the core of everything I had been taught about… Continue reading The Danger of Altruism

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