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What's the meaning of life?

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Re: What's the meaning of life?

Post by ToxicGold420 » March 27th, 2019, 8:04 pm

I believe that there is no meaning to life, we just live day by day and then we die. We weren't put here for a reason but we just try to make the best of it.

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Re: What's the meaning of life?

Post by Freudian Monkey » March 31st, 2019, 9:16 pm

I nowadays tend to think that life is a simulation and our experiences are perhaps being "recorded" for one reason or another. It might be the Buddhist concept of universe experiencing itself through our lives or something of that nature. But I don't believe good or evil exist - there are just experiencing individuals thrown around by different internal and external circumstances. I like to think that everything we experience throughout our lives is valuable - our experiences are unique due to their subjective and temporal nature. So it doesn't really matter whether one lives a happy or a miserable life, as long as he's witnessing as it unfolds. I find this a rather hopeful perspective. It might not be the true state of things, but it works for me right now.

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Re: What's the meaning of life?

Post by Newme » April 28th, 2019, 4:52 pm

Belindi wrote:
December 25th, 2018, 9:39 am
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When you are solving a problem you must look at it without having any preconceived idea of an answer to that problem. You must clear your mind of everything you know about the subject. Remember that previous theories, assumptions and facts could be wrong.
Reassess everything with an open mind. Do not make a conclusion to what the answer is until you have looked at the problem from every possible prospective. You must look at it in every possible way for every possible answer. Once you have run out of different answers than look at why you came up with those answers. Reassess every answer, combine every answer, dissect every answer.
Remember the problem might have more than one correct answer or the correct answer might be a combination of the different answers that you have come up with.
If you try to solve a problem with an open mind the true answer will reveal itself.
While it's good to aim to be as objective as possible it's impossible to not be subject to prejudices; after all you are not a newborn babe.

It's also impossible to look at the problem from every possible perspective . God is said to be omnisicent and there are no other contenders.

Not every problem has an answer .It's healthier to accept that you cannot know anything at all for sure.
I agree for the most part.
For the majority of countless daily decisions, there is not such exhaustive consideration of possibilities - and if there were, we might be paralyzed by constant skepticism and consideration. For big decisions that involve influential consequences, exploring many perspectives makes sense. Yet, generally, conscious value systems allow us to establish routines that spend our limited time living more than speculating about living. Values give us a sense of personal hierarchal meaning - and though ideally they adapt - they facilitate more opportunities to experience rather than just ponder possibilities. This suggests experience is more meaningful than considering possible meaning, which may be debatable.

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