Lol nothing matters. Or does it?

That’s why “nihilism” is the right word to describe it, at least if it’s understood in Friedrich Nietzsche’s sense, to mean moral and creative enervation. Maybe you’re like me and you’ve found yourself every so often exclaiming to no one in particular, “I’m so tired.” Tired of what? Tired of standing up straight before the onslaught of B.S. that’s now flung in our faces every single day. Just getting out of bed to face it again every morning can feel like it takes too much energy. How much easier it would be to slouch into the gutter for a day-long nap.

Why is it all so draining? What produces the pervasive feeling of entropy? Answer: The instinct to care about a world that shows so many signs of coming unhinged.

What isn’t exhausting is laughter, which is life-affirming, renewing. But laughing at our world takes detachment — caring somewhat less. That’s why we’ve come to pair laughing out loud with the assertion that nothing matters.