Re: [The Existential Society] Re: Am I just greedy and spoilt? A matter of in...
- In a message dated 5/17/2003 8:57:13 PM US Mountain Standard Time,
> As for meaning in life that is something you must find forThis is an interesting point. Is it meaning that we find? or is it meaning
> yourself,because that is not something that is handed out or
> guaranteed to anyone.
that we create? It has been argued that we all have a specific purpose or
meaning in life. If this is the case, then it sort of diminishes our free
will. eh? if our lives have not a meaning until we create it, then in the
context of the whole, our lives may potentially be meaningless. maybe meaning
and purpose... maybe they are like paths... ok, follow me on this one... you
are placed at a trail head in the forest. you can choose a multiple of ways,
OR you can decide to create your own path with resistence from your
environment which pre-exists, and like many universal things, wants you to
take the path of least resistence...
back to my main question though... is our life's meaning/purpose created or
given to us? any thoughts?
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