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The Meaning of Life
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UnschoolShqiponjë Offline

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Post: #61
RE: The Meaning of Life

Be happy and have fun.

Live until you die
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12-15-2011 12:29 PM
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Jesusaurisrex Offline

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RE: The Meaning of Life

the meaning of life is procreation

the meaning intelligence on the other hand, is to prosper
12-15-2011 01:44 PM
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xydougie Offline

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RE: The Meaning of Life

Satisfy ours needs. Including our need for greatness and our need to make a difference. .. And get high.. seriously. Hug
12-17-2011 01:49 PM
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returnal Away
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RE: The Meaning of Life

there is no objective "meaning of life". meaning is life itself happening. too many people seek "objective" meaning through religion and through philosophy; religion is an easy-mac way to get said meaning while philosophy is too often confused with meaning—philosophy rises from meaning but is not meaning in itself. indeed, "objective" meaning itself is a fallacy; meaning occurs through the living/occurrence of one's life.

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01-30-2012 04:16 PM
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Stadium Offline

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RE: The Meaning of Life

There is no meaning. To procreate, but since we are just an accident anyway it doesn't really matter.

No, this is Patrick.
01-31-2012 03:22 AM
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Miller0700 Offline
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RE: The Meaning of Life

"The meaning of life is to mature."
-Some guys I was talking to.

Previously known as Derchin.
01-31-2012 05:42 AM
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