Be an Authentic Being
Adopt the mode of authentic being and that is something like, refusing to participate in the lie, in the deception.
To orient (learn about) your speech as much as you can towards the truth. And to take responsibility for your own life, and perhaps for the lives of other people. And there's something about that that's meaningful, and responsible, and noble, but also serves to mitigate the very suffering that produces the nihilism (persons who believe that life is meaningless and reject all religious and moral principles), or the fleeing into the arms or the escape into the arms of totalitarians (a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state) to begin with.
You need something to shelter you against your own vulnerability. You can think about the world this way. You can think about it as your orderly little plan. That's a place. And you can think about it as the place that things that disrupt your plan comes from; that's another place. This is a bigger place than this. Because there's an endless number of things that can disrupt your plan, and only a tiny number of them that will help you work it out. So, part of the question then, are you the friend of your plan, or are you the friend of the thing that disrupts your plan?
I would say, you should work to become the friend of the things that disrupt your plan, because there's a lot of that. And then once you become the friend of the things that disrupt your plan, then you start to develop strength in proportion to the disruptive force, and that's really what you want. You want to be able to implement your plan, obviously.
But you want to be able to take on the consequences of error and learn from it, and then you win constantly.

Tu Raaz-E-Kun Fakan Hai, Apni Ankhon Par Ayan Ho Ja
Khudi Ka Raazdan Ho Ja, Khuda Ka Tarjuman Ho Ja
You are the secret of creation, see yourself in your eyes;
Share the secret of your own self, become the spokesman of God.
http://iqbalurdu.blogspot.ca/2011/04/bang-e-dra-163-tulu-e-islam.html
Imam Ali (AS): "Whoever has identified his self in reality has recognized his Creator." 
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