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originally posted by: Whatsthisthen
Why does a reason for existence have to be there?
Thinking something needs a purpose in order to exist immediately brings up the question of Who assigned the purpose?
Perhaps that is humanity's greatest mistake. To think there has to be a purpose in the first place.
I would suggest that sort of thinking has caused more wars, bloodshed and suffering then any other reason in history.
Any way you explain it life is a miracle.
And there's always a reason when a miracle happens.
originally posted by: TatTvamAsi
a reply to: TerryMcGuire
Actually, this way of thinking is pretty close to how the aboriginals of Australia even describe us coming into existence. We were immortal and all powerful spirits, who could not interact with our own creation. So, we had a stroke of genius, let's fashion an abode for the spirit to animate in order to be able to experience and interact with what has been created. The problem just was, once you took form, you were trapped and could not return at will and had no recollection of your previous existence.
In front of the divine all questions are obliterated, so the question of the most important question is meaningless. Just live, do whatever brings celebration and harmony into your life and your surroundings, you cannot go wrong.
The problem just was, once you took form, you were trapped and could not return at will and had no recollection of your previous existence.