In The Question of Ethics: Nietzsche, Foucault and Heidegger, Charles E. Scott explains the ethical predicament of our contemporary world:
All values that have in their history the ideas of ultimate order and the ontological privilege of meaning are experienced as questionable. Thought that has been formed in this heritage is equally questionable. Yet we live by values and thought that are also questionable. How are we to live in their questionableness?