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Old 06-24-07, 03:48 AM   #1
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What is the meaning of life?

Just wondering. I figure here is as good a place to ask as anywhere else.
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Old 06-24-07, 04:09 AM   #2
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Life is just what it is... Any meaning you get out of it is up to you!
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Old 06-24-07, 04:11 AM   #3
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To breed and protect our genes.
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Old 06-24-07, 04:14 AM   #4
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To breed and protect our genes.
Oh well, that's me just about screwed then. Breeding is one thing definitely not among my life's objectives.

Meaninglessness is kind of liberating, really.
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Old 06-24-07, 04:16 AM   #5
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His wife had left him long ago for someone without skin.
And now he placed the mirror and he saw a double chin.
He was having trouble and he'd had it for awhile.
His doctor died a year ago. She was his only child.
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To breed and protect our genes.
Some may say that's the purpose of life... but meaning is subjective and up for interpretation?
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Old 06-24-07, 04:19 AM   #7
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"Vanquish your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women." - Conan The Barbarian
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^^ LOL this man wins the thread!
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Old 06-24-07, 04:24 AM   #9
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Old 06-24-07, 04:41 AM   #10
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'Try and be nice to people, avoid eating fat, read a good book every now and then, get some walking in, and try and live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations.'

Monty Python's - The Meaning of Life
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The Galaxy Song - More from "Monty Python"

Whenever life gets you down, Mrs Brown, and things seem hard or tough,
And people are stupid, obnoxious, or daft, and you feel that you've had quite enou-huh-huh-huh-huh-hooooooough...
Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving, revolving at 900 miles an hour.
It's orbiting at 19 miles a second, so it's reckoned, The Sun, which is the source of all our power.
The Sun, and you and me, and all the stars that you can see, are moving at a million miles a day
In the outer-spiral arm, at 40,000 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, 16,000 light years thick, but out by us, it's just 3,000 light years wide.
We're 30,000 light years from Galactic Central Point, we go round every 200 million years,
And our Galaxy is only one of millions of billions in the 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, the speed of light, you know, 12 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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I thought this was all settled in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?

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Then, there is the question...

Are You Living In a Computer Simulation?



http://www.simulation-argument.com/
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Old 06-24-07, 05:05 AM   #15
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I thought this was all settled in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?

The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything
Yes, the answer is forty-two, but without knowing the actual question, one cannot hope to understand the meaning of the answer.
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Old 06-24-07, 05:07 AM   #16
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Old 06-24-07, 05:16 AM   #17
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Whoever dies with the most toys, dies anyway
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Yes, the answer is forty-two, but without knowing the actual question, one cannot hope to understand the meaning of the answer.
Exactly. The answer is 42. If you disagree, then you obviously don't truly understand the question.
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Perhaps, but the person with all the batteries is sitting around the corner snickering quietly.
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What is the meaning of life?

To live.
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To be happy. That's all that anyone ever really wants, it's just that they find it in different places.
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To be the best Husband/parent/friend/worker/etc I can be.
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The meaning of life? I don't know, but I believe it involves good cheese.
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