Thursday, December 24, 2009

nihilistic means...

ni·hil·ism (n-lzm, n-) n. nihil·ist n., nihil·istic adj., nihil·isti·cal·ly adv.
1. Philosophy
a. An extreme form of skepticism that denies all existence.
b. A doctrine holding that all values are baseless and that nothing can be known or communicated.
2. Rejection of all distinctions in moral or religious value and a willingness to repudiate all previous theories of morality or religious belief.
3. The belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement.
4. also Nihilism A diffuse, revolutionary movement of mid 19th-century Russia that scorned authority and tradition and believed in reason, materialism, and radical change in society and government through terrorism and assassination.
5. Psychiatry A delusion, experienced in some mental disorders, that the world or one's mind, body, or self does not exist.
[Latin nihil, nothing; see ne in Indo-European roots + -ism.]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.


not a season to be merry...

Not merry but thankful to the Lord for all the blessings, mercies and graces bestowed on all of us.

Can not wait for 2009 to be over and done with!
A year when two of my younger siblings died, seven months apart!

Advice from a funeral home for Christmas blues...

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