I know it’s meant as a satire, but this song’s lyrics only make explicit the nihilistic subtext that I hear blaring out of every actual mainstream pop song about partying. Such songs’ powerful vacuity creates a feeling of soul-sucking meaninglessness, even in someone as averse to feelings of nihilism as I am.
(Hat Tip, and a thanks for the dedication, goes to Unreasonable Faith.)
In case you’re curious, my substantive views on some forms of nihilism are below. You don’t need to read all of them to understand any of them.
The Universe Does Not Care About Our Morality. But So What?
A Philosophical Polemic Against Moral Nihilism
Why Moral Nihilism Is Self-Contradictory
Answering Objections From A Moral Nihilist
If You Don’t Believe in Objective Values Then Don’t Talk To Me About Objective Scientific Truth Either
Thinking According To Scale
Love Is Not An Illusion. Rebutting Nihilism and Other Superstitions of Disembodied Atheism
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