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absurd

Philosophy the conception of the world, esp in Existentialist thought, as neither designed nor predictable but irrational and meaningless
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'I believe you are the absurdest man on the face of the earth,' said Lightwood, laughing.
(15) "The notion that Marx regarded socialism as a system for depressing individuals into a Comtean universal being deprived of all subjectivity is one of the absurdest aberrations to which the study of his work has given rise.
Absurdest parodies of twenty-first-century mass media have become Greber's metier, and as maddening as his video's looping Muzak and wink-wink art platitudes are in this otherwise silent gallery, his piece is also one of the few that retains a "signature style." As for Stephanie Patton's Wave, a gorgeously weird achromatic soft sculpture/Op-art mattress; Brian Guidry's explosive abstract paintings in the shape of heraldic shields; and Lee Deigaard's photos of wild animals looking at you, through you--these are works by some of the collectives' most interesting artists, but they seem to lose their specificity on this side of town.