The Dark Philosophy of Cosmicism – H.P. Lovecraft

โ€œThe oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.โ€ H.P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature Fear of the unknown is something that has been with mankind from the very beginning. Manโ€™s first instincts and emotions formed his response to the environment inContinue reading “The Dark Philosophy of Cosmicism – H.P. Lovecraft”

Lovecraftian Cosmicism โ€“ Existentialism, Absurdism and Nihilism

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American writer of weird and horror fiction, who is known for his creation of what became the Cthulhu Mythos and the creator of the literary philosophy known as Cosmicism, emphasising the cosmic horror of the unknown. โ€œThe oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongestContinue reading “Lovecraftian Cosmicism โ€“ Existentialism, Absurdism and Nihilism”