Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher and existential nihilist, who in 1964, turned down the Nobel Prize in Literature, because “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time”.
Kidding! That’s something another great philosopher and nihilist, Kanye West, said to Taylor Swift in the 2009 VMAs.
Kanye West is an American rapper who’s got an influential career and traces of nihilism in most of his songs.
Can you differentiate Kanye from Sartre? It’s time to find out if you know your existential nihilist right!
Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?
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