TO never stop learning or experiencing.
there is no meaning. this is one of those things that drives me crazy about people. they need a meaning to life, they need to believe in life after death, ghosts, spirit etc, instead of realizing that were just here, we live and then we die.
Set a purpose to your own life and you'll have meaning for it.
That could have at least two varying answers depending on how the question is perceived.
If you're asking if a meaning to life has been devised for us, that would be a moot point. None has ever revealed itself.
But, if you're asking if a meaning of life is something we create for ourselves, then the answer is self-explanatory and self-evident for each individual.
For example, those who are religious believers have no meaning in their lives as they give up all individuality in return for obedience and worship to their gods, they essentially are mindless robots regurgitating scriptural nonsense till the day they die.
I'm still working on that one...
I like Cags answer.
It is the purpose for which humans beings have been created.
Knowing and being that which I am... and that is I AM.
The understanding of this brings all meaning and all purpose to the one who understands this...
For that one is LIFE
I think the purpose of life is to discover the meaning of life.
Great emrldphx, so many people struggle to answer this question...we share the same way of thinking toward this question.
The meaning of life, however... I'll tell you mine.
To discover who I was, who I am, and who I can be.
To me, the meaning of life is experience and learning.
For the more recent and short-term (several million years) of Homo sapiens existence, the meaning of life is one of awakening the spiritual, true self within. All else is merely window dressing in support of that purpose.
Civilization is grand, but it is temporary and serves no other purpose than our spiritual awakening. Noah's Flood was sent to ensure that civilization would happen. Without it, our awakening would have been impossible.
And without these Homo sapiens bodies, civilization would have been impossible.
We all need to get back to the Garden and into the loving embrace of the Father.
I think the meaning of life is simply to find peace with the fact that your own journey toward the understanding of your place in the universe is unique, to you. If you do that, you'll also be at peace with the journey of others.
I agree that meaning is gleaned through a sense of peace. The journey through this earthly existence seems to me to be a search for balance between light (that which is desired) and darkness (that which is unsettling) as well as an exploration of the interim shades, through which facets of unity are glimpsed.
My studies and questions have led me to believe that there are levels of meaning. On the physical plane, perpetuation of the species may have great emphasis. In learning the different ways and styles of assuring perpetuation, so many lessons present themselves. There's perpetuation through dog-eat-dog survival of the so-called fittest; there's perpetuation through cooperation, not bitter competition, etc. So in perpetuating the species, the question surfaces as to the process and method for realizing that meaning.
Some humor from Turoks.com:
THE MEANING OF LIFE:
On the first day, God created the dog and said: "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years."
The dog said: "That's a long time to be barking. How about only ten years and I'll give you back the other ten?"
So God agreed.
On the second day, God created the monkey and said: "Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh. For this, I'll give you a twenty-year life span."
The monkey said: "Monkey tricks for twenty years? That's a pretty long time to perform. How about I give you back ten like the dog did?"
And God agreed.
On the third day, God created the cow and said:"You must go into the field with the farmer all day long and suffer under the sun, have calves and give milk to support the farmer's family For this, I will give you a life span of sixty Years."
The cow said: "That's kind of a tough life you want me to live for sixty years. How about twenty and I'll give back the other forty?"
And God agreed again.
On the fourth day, God created man and said: "Eat, sleep, play, marry and enjoy your life. For this, I'll give you twenty years."
But man said: "Only twenty years? Could you possibly give me my twenty, the forty the cow gave back, the ten the monkey gave back, and the ten the dog gave back; that makes eighty, okay?"
"Okay," said God, "You asked for it."
So that is why for our first twenty years we eat, sleep, play and enjoy ourselves. For the next forty years we slave in the sun to support our family. For the next ten years we do monkey tricks to entertain the grandchildren. And for the last ten years we sit on the front porch and bark at everyone.
Life has now been explained to you.
by chasemillis 10 years ago
What do you think the point of life is? Why are we here?I'm going to reserve my answer until at least a few people have answered
by Jessie Watson 3 years ago
Get good at fixing problems
by Tiffany 10 years ago
What is your answer!
by Repressed Killjoy 3 years ago
What is the meaning of life?Is life what we just think it is, or is there a deeper meaning?
by Amamoor Lodge 9 years ago
Real Meaning of Life?.I would like to know what's the real meaning of life?is it to live a routine life?or do something,go
by atil 11 years ago
I think I have figured it out but what do you think?
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