What's the purpose of life?

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Ivan Seeking said:
Purpose? To BBQ steaks for Tsu.

As the good book says, "be fruitless and BBQ".

Seriously though, I think that no matter how we view things, be it from a religious, social, or evolutionary point of view, to me it makes the most sense that we are to make the most of ourselves. So I say follow your heart and be great at whatever you do; and learn how to be happy.
Good. :smile:
Can I ask you why we should make the most of ourselves? o:)
 
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Why not?

Too many people say "Why should I?" when faced with something to do when they should be asking "Why shouldn't I?".

We ARE the sum of our experiences. The more we do the greater we are.

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On a weirder note I've thought that the meaning of life was to tie up loose energy:

In the beginning there was a big bang and chaos reigned.
Within the midst of the chaos the gods were formed to pacify the chaos and so they made the stars and the planets to tie the chaos together with order.
One day the gods got together and one said "B*gger this for a lark there's got to be an easier way"
And the goddess of wisdom spoke "Yer right. We've got to find a way to automate the whole thing before I break another nail".
And so the god's made life to increase the order in the universe.
The goddess said "Let them reproduce themselves so we can go and have a holiday, I'm knackered."
 
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Lisa! said:
Are you sure you're 13? :wink:
is this a compliment?
 
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yomamma said:
is this a compliment?
That depends you like looking older or not. :wink:
 
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Lisa! said:
Now I want to ask you what's the purpose of life?
Since you mentioned God I thought this might be of interest.

Fortunately for God, he has no religion (chuckles.)

The other thing that we shall say is required in this time is that you understand fully what God’s Will truly means. For it always helps to know the rules of the game before you play it. God’s Will is the exchange of Love. To go against God’s Will is to exchange something other than love. How well you love, how much you love, that is what each soul has as their homework – the giving and receiving of love is really the only commandment God gives us. Under that one commandment, you could put all the other commandments and another hundred you could make up, and they all fit into – give and receive only love.
 
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Skyhunter said:
Since you mentioned God I thought this might be of interest.
Thanks. That was intersting.
 
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Lisa! said:
Good. :smile:
Can I ask you why we should make the most of ourselves? o:)
So that your life will have purpose?
 
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Lisa! said:
That depends you like looking older or not. :wink:
huh? :confused:
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
So that your life will have purpose?
OK.



yomamma said:
huh?
That was a compliment because you were talking like people who are older than your age.
 
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oh.....thank you
 

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