I Search For the Meaning of Life

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    What Does It Matter?

    I spend a considerable amount of time on this subject.  How can one possibly not?  Why are we here?  What are we supposed to be doing, if anything?  Will it matter after we are gone?  I suppose on the smaller scale of things my "why am I here"...
    JuliaLeann JuliaLeann
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

    I read this twice out loud.

    It turned on a switch in my brain. We must never forget that we may also find meaning in life even when confronted with a hopeless situation, where facing a fate that cannot be changed. For what then matters to bear witness to the uniquely human potential at its best, which is...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2014


    How should I live? Should I live a moral life? What is good and what is evil? Who gets to decide what is right and why? What is the result of a moral life? Should I live a life that is happy? what is happiness? How doe one obtain it? does the happiness of others matter? I...
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    3 Responses Oct 4, 2009
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