Thursday, July 26, 2007

More Pro-diversity Means More Nihilism

The more a society tries to value increased diversity of cultures and human population genetics, the more it must try to value discontinuity, and this yields increase of nihilism. It is necessarily that way, since avoidance of nihilism requires, at the very minimum, that we value continuity sufficiently to work towards the future...[continued in comments section]

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John said...

[continued from the posting]...as if continuity were valued, and more than its destruction; more than discontinuity as a value. Long-term projects and goals which are based on continuity, are possible with rejection of nihilism, but acceptance of nihilism tells us to live as if there could be no continuity of significance. It follows that pro-diversity which damns continuity is nihilistic.