Poll Life (as You See It)

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Does Life Have Meaning?

  1. Yes, we are here for a reason!

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  2. It's all so bloody pointless!

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  1. Doctor Omega

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    What's the purpose of it all?

    Does life even have a purpose?

    Let's settle this once and for all....




    Just how do you see life?




     
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    Harlan Ellison: "The Universe Doesn't Care!"



     
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    The hardest pill to swallow in all this is that - if the universe doesn't care... if there is no God....

    Then all the thousands of millions of people who died because of their faith... or were persecuted for their faith - or who persecuted others and burned them for not having faith....

    Throughout the centuries and even in this century...

    They were all mistaken.

    That's brutal.

    All those decent people slaughtered.

    All that pointless loss.... just written off as we realise the nihilistic truth?

    All of it due to mistaken belief.

    But can one actually be a positive nihilist?

    Or is it too dark a philosophy to accept and embrace?

    As the universe keeps "boogieing along", not giving a damn about any of us?


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    It may sound trite, applying the above philosophy to the movies, but the main reason I love films such as ALIEN 3 and BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES is their nihilistic approach.

    The universe does not seem to care about us on this speck and life is brutally unfair. But that does not mean that we can't be noble and strive to do heroic things.
     
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    I guess I'm a nihilist. There is no purpose to our existence except what we give ourselves and morality is a cultural and social construct. Morality exists because we say it exists, we collectively define it, but there is no morality outside culture.
     
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    Jordan Peterson - Why There is No Excuse For Nihilism




     

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