The religion of Modern Nihilism.

If you are a nihilist and say “I am positing an absence of objective purpose” you will not be much successful. Most of the other humans do not want an absence of objective purpose, unless they are already nihilists. You are an honest nihilist, Laughing Man. But the most nihilists are not honest. They often do not know that they are nihilists, although they are. So by positing a purpose you can be nihilstically successful - either you do it consciously or unconsciously. But you do not have to do it.