Why Creativity is a Cure for Nihilistic Despair

Recently I read a New Yorker interview with Donald Glover. I noticed and appreciated Glover’s existentialist sentiment regarding life itself. Unintentionally tapping into the philosophy of absurdism, Glover and his brother endured a tough childhood and, through this, came to share an understanding that “life was a bad dream and that laughter was a way to wake yourself up”. Glover also talks about the world…