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Michael Marder is IKERBASQUE Research Professor at the University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. His most recent books include “The Philosopher’s Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium” and “Pyropolitics: When the World Is Ablaze.” Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @michael_marder.Last updated on 25.05.2015
“There is no God but Allah”. Islam is the only religion whose creed starts with such a negation. What is meant to deter nihilism, is really a double-edged sword.