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Comment author: PhilGoetz 08 February 2015 07:16:06PM *  1 point [-]

I wanted to link someone to something that would explain how nihilism and cynicism original in a religious idealism--that the people who say "life is meaningless" are all people who want something out of life that transcends meaning, and hence say they are looking for meaning when they're literally looking for something without meaning to give their lives meaning.

This is related, but it's not quite what I'm looking for. There's another aspect of dissatisfaction with reality that has to do with the insistence on finding a logos. Is there a post on that?