On Nihilism: ‘Ask Greil’ update (05/02/16)

“Ahab is the first complete American nihilist. In his steps are the junkies in Larry Clark’s Tulsa, Jim Jones, David Koresh

See the latest installment of Ask Greil, and feel free to submit your own question(s).


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One thought on “On Nihilism: ‘Ask Greil’ update (05/02/16)

  1. Robert Fiore: I always look to Jim giving up his freedom to save Tom’s life because he asked himself “What would Tom do?” In other words the chivalric code to which Tom pays lip service is very real to Jim. Maybe too ironic by half and with just a whiff of the Noble Savage but not a collapse.

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