Tag Archives: meaning

Our “nature” is to make meaning.

You can see, then, how severe and deep the crisis of meaningless is.

I defer to your own judgment.

If that research feels pointless during this crisis, that’s your body’s way of saying it was pointless all along.

Unhappy together.

To break the association between necessity and meaningfulness would be a great boon to our happiness.

I don’t say “I’m home.”

What I say—and what I mean—is “I’m back.” 

Do I need a meaningful life?

Likely. But I’d settle for a free life.

Do I need true ideas?

Probably. But I’d settle for meaningful ideas.

Living is also dying.

The meaning of one’s death is also in one’s dying.

Interpretive arts.

A quite meaningless statement can still be meaningfully interpreted.

Another day at the office.

Meaninglessness ends with the bureaucratization of meaning.

How I know both are delusions.

People are trying to derive meaning from “culture” just like they used to derive it from “civilization.”