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This episode of Living Myth addresses the hollowing of institutions and the loss of values and principles that people expect to serve as guide posts in life. Taking up the theme of “creeping nihilism,” Michael Meade shows how a society can make enough false moves and sound enough false notes that life begins to feel empty of purpose and hollow of meaning. He offers that the antidote to nihilism must involve a return of idealism that involves both elders and youth. He reviews cultural movements like “never again”, “me too” and “black lives matter” as attempts to reclaim the force of idealism in a culture in turmoil.
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