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Nihilism: there is literally no point to life

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Why bother with a post grad course - waste of time? 17-10-2016

    This is true and I feel like this a lot, but I realised it's what matters to me that counts. If I drew an amazing picture, that matters to me! That means a lot to me, I will be proud of it. Who cares if it doesn't end up hanging on any famous walls to be remembered for the rest of eternity?At least it matters to me today!

    You should savour the moment for yourself, it's you that matters to you.

    Was there a point to the life of those who pushed the boundaries of human knowledge and development, like Newton or Einstein? Feeling you're making a contribution to the effort of the collective must be enough to assuage the whole pointlessness of it all, like working in a soup kitchen and the way it helps fellow human beings. No?
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