Exurb1a: Absurdism | How to Party at the End of Meaning

updated 12 May 2023

The video "How to Party at the End of Meaning" by Exurb1a discusses different philosophical views, including nihilism, existentialism, and absurdism. Nihilism argues that life has no meaning, and the world exists for no reason. Existentialism, on the other hand, acknowledges the lack of inherent purpose but suggests that this can be liberating as individuals are not shackled by divine or social expectations. Absurdism accepts the fundamental lack of meaning in life but encourages individuals to rebel against the meaninglessness itself. The video also discusses the challenges of finding meaning and purpose in life, including the question of why something exists instead of nothing. These philosophical ideas are explored through witty and entertaining dialogue

Absurdism | How to Party at the End of Meaning

Key Takeaway

The key takeaway of the video is that life may have no inherent meaning or purpose, and this realization can be difficult to come to terms with. However, there are different ways to approach this realization, such as nihilism, existentialism, absurdism, or a leap of faith. Ultimately, the video encourages viewers to embrace the absurdity of existence and to live in spite of it, finding their own ways to create meaning and purpose in life.