Is Republican Nihilism a Threat to America?
Republican nihilism could be the greatest threat to America’s democracy and rule of law. Disturbingly, nihilism is replacing conservatism as the philosophy of the Grand Old Party (GOP).
To clarify, the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy states, “nihilism is the belief that all values are baseless and that nothing can be known or communicated. A true nihilist would believe in nothing, have no loyalties, and no purpose other than, perhaps, an impulse to destroy.”