Absurdist Fiction

Absurdist fiction uses satire and dark humor with pessimistic themes to explore the human experience of nihilism. It also looks at the range of human responses to nihilism, including escapism, religiosity, and the conscious construction of a personal purpose.

In philosophy, absurdism is a form of existentialism that views the human search for inherent meaning in the world as absurd. The absurdist view is that such a search must ultimately fail because the world is beyond our understanding.
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