nihilism

ni·hil·ism
   [nahy-uh-liz-uhm, nee-] Show IPA
noun

1.
total rejection of established laws and institutions.
2.
anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity.
3.
total and absolute destructiveness, especially toward the world at large and including oneself: the power-mad nihilism that marked Hitler’s last years.
4.
Philosophy .
a.
an extreme form of skepticism: the denial of all real existence or the possibility of an objective basis for truth.
b.
nothingness or nonexistence.
5.
( sometimes initial capital letter ) the principles of a Russian revolutionary group, active in the latter half of the 19th century, holding that existing social and political institutions must be destroyed in order to clear the way for a new state of society and employing extreme measures, including terrorism and assassination.

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  1. Kim
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 13:30:09

    an·ar·chy
       [an-er-kee] Show IPA
    noun

    1.
    a state of society without government or law.
    2.
    political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control: The death of the king was followed by a year of anarchy.
    3.
    a theory that regards the absence of all direct or coercive government as a political ideal and that proposes the cooperative and voluntary association of individuals and groups as the principal mode of organized society.
    4.
    confusion; chaos; disorder: Intellectual and moral anarchy followed his loss of faith.
    Origin:
    1530–40; (< Middle French anarchie or Medieval Latin anarchia ) < Greek, anarchía lawlessness, literally, lack of a leader, equivalent to ánarch ( os ) leaderless ( an- an-1 + arch ( ós ) leader + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -y3

    Related forms
    hy·per·an·ar·chy, noun
    pro·an·ar·chy, adjective

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  2. Kim
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 13:44:01

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  3. Sherry
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 14:05:26

    Yuppers! Sounds like OWS-ers…what they are doing to their own lives, that is-total destruction. Idiots.

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    • Kim
      Nov 19, 2011 @ 14:12:29

      The problem is that they are sharing the destruction.

      Most of us have worked VERY hard to get where we are and these sniveling snots want to destroy it?
      I am sooooooo far from rich but their actions are hurting every single one of us tax payers

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  4. Kim
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 14:45:38

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  5. Kim
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 14:57:09

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  6. Sherry
    Nov 19, 2011 @ 21:01:32

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  7. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 08:43:15

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  8. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 08:46:40

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  9. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 08:50:55

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  10. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 09:49:07

    Occupy DC protesters tried to force entry into the Washington Convention Center on Friday, where Americans for Prosperity was hosting its “Defending the American Dream Summit.” The protesters also formed roadblocks, surrounding the convention center and only allowing non-luxury cars to pass.

    http://dailycaller.com/2011/11/05/chaos-video/#ixzz1ctLENVLe

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  11. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 10:00:01

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  12. Kim
    Nov 20, 2011 @ 10:08:29

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