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Before we get into this, I wanna point out that this isn't suppose to be based around whether or not you believe or do not believe in a god, and if there isn't or is an afterlife, etc. it's merely me wondering where people sit with themselves, and the human race. Perhaps, what our purpose here is as a whole, or singularly. Feel free to wander a bit.. I don't really care, seeing as that's what a discussion is sometime's about.. the freedom to wander in one's thoughts.. anyway.. ;p

I believe we die, and our bodies decay and go back to being a part of the earth we all essentially come from. I have never believed in a god, or higher power. I still think my idea of purpose in this lifetime will change as I age more and gain more experience, but for right now i'm set on being happy and living simply, I guess.

Perhaps we see our reality through the glasses of circumstances, meaning that it all may look bleak and unforgiving if s**t's hitting the fan..


TLDR; WAT YOU THINK OF LIFE / WHAT IS POINT OF HUMAN RACE / WHAT IS YOUR POINT HERE ON PLANET EARTH / ETC

ps. derp.
The purpose of life is to beget more life
The beauty of upper-level species is the ability to enjoy that time spent not mating
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The purpose of life is simple.

Survival.

That's the big one. The answer to life's ultimate mystery. The ultimate "Why?".

We are here, just to see how long we can stay here. Individually and societally.

That's pretty much it.
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I would say everyone has their own.
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First of all, hey sweetie. heart


Second, personally I think all a person can hope for as a "point" to life is to make as many good memories and have as much fun when you can as you can.

Cause really, there's no point doing this if all you're going to do is not have fun.
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Avoid pain and seek pleasure. 4laugh Let evolution and natural selection worry about what should and shouldn't be pleasurable or painful.
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There's a purpose to this crap?! Where's the Manual?! burning_eyes
The Meaning Of Life
Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving
And revolving at nine hundred miles an hour,
That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned,
A sun that is the source of all our power.
The sun and you and me and all the stars that we can see
Are moving at a million miles a day
In an outer spiral arm, at forty thousand miles an hour,
Of the galaxy we call the 'Milky Way'.
Our galaxy itself contains a hundred billion stars.
It's a hundred thousand light years side to side.
It bulges in the middle, sixteen thousand light years thick,
But out by us, it's just three thousand light years wide.
We're thirty thousand light years from galactic central point.
We go 'round every two hundred million years,
And our galaxy is only one of millions of billions
In this amazing and expanding universe.

The universe itself keeps on expanding and expanding
In all of the directions it can whizz
As fast as it can go, at the speed of light, you know,
Twelve million miles a minute, and that's the fastest speed there is.
So remember, when you're feeling very small and insecure,
How amazingly unlikely is your birth,
And pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space,
'Cause there's bugger all down here on Earth.
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There's a purpose to this crap?! Where's the Manual?! burning_eyes


The Bible, obviously. Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.
Things don't have inherent purpose. That's meaningless. Asking what the purpose of life is is like asking what the purpose of the moon is. People use this stupid question as an excuse to talk nonsense.
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There's a purpose to this crap?! Where's the Manual?! burning_eyes


The Bible, obviously. Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.


The bible is a bunch of stories, not an instruction manual. The Quran is full of instructions.
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There's a purpose to this crap?! Where's the Manual?! burning_eyes


The Bible, obviously. Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.


The bible is a bunch of stories, not an instruction manual. The Quran is full of instructions.


You're taking that way too seriously, as you can see the context wasn't supposed to be at all serious.
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My purpose is to raise and build a cyborg clone army on Mount Olympus on Mars- after it's terraformed- with super high altitude and lowered atmosphere by the year 2050 and lead mankind to a new socialistic revolution; no hate, no class, no religion, no creed, just pure unbridled cyborgism.

And... I'm okay with that. I've come to terms with my purpose.


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No problems or qualms, with a huge hive mind doing what's right for everyone, since everyone is everyone.

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