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In your perception, what is the meaning of life, the universe and everything?

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posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 09:41 PM
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a reply to: Ophiuchus 13

When I was a bit younger I'd paint it in a positive spiritual, religious or perfectly psuedo-scientific way.

To be honest, I don't think there's a master plan much anymore, no existence on other dimensions and no afterlife, no "returning to the source" (you're not a monotheist but want to believe you exist after death too) stuff even though it feels good and makes good thinking, reading and writing like an alternate reality game except you've convinced yourself that it's real like the other higher level players.

It's terribly depressing but coldly real too. I've been a Christian and a Gnostic, even into ancient aliens and new age around 2012 but eventually reality kinda hits you. For me it was around the time that I didn't have free time to spend on it anymore. You get to a point where it's stretched so thin that you have to prioritize.




posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 09:46 PM
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originally posted by: Argen
To eliminate chaos


Part of the problem most of the time.



Ignore the chaos within and suffer without.
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posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 09:53 PM
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But 42 was cracked?
www.theregister.co.uk...

I think its more like red dwarf better than life.
www.dailymotion.com...



posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 10:19 PM
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All of the OP's questions can be answered by watching 'Cannonball Run II'



posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 10:21 PM
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a reply to: Ophiuchus 13

God is both transcendence and immanence. God is whole, complete, perfect, having no desires or needs. Because God does not have any desires or needs, God is perfectly good. All evil comes from having desires or needs.

God created the Universe not out of any need or desire. God created the Universe out of an outpouring of excess energy. God still is God in spite of all the energy in the Universe. That is, God is still perfect, whole, complete, having no desires or needs.

The Universe however is NOT whole, perfect, or complete. Because the Universe is not whole, complete, or perfect we have imperfections in Nature and in human character. It is these imperfections in nature and human character that are the source of all that is evil in the World.

So why are we here. We are here to experience great beauty and great performance in nature, ourselves, and in other people. Counter to our imperfections as human beings, we can have near perfect experiences. It is in these moments of near perfect experiences we become closer to God and God's perfection as we experience slivers of God's greatness. As incomplete and imperfect beings we are drawn to the total complete perfection that is God.

These experiences bring us closer to God throughout our lives until we die. When we die we go into the light, look directly into the face of God, and experience God's infinite beauty and absolute perfection. We then experience a state of Heavenly bliss for all eternity. Experiencing God's infinite beauty is the greatest and most profound experience a consciousness can have. At this moment, we have no remaining desires or needs just like God.

Even though our final moments of life may only be a few seconds of real time, for our minds time slows down because of how deeply profound the going into the light experience is felt. So for all practical purposes it pretty much feels like all eternity as the last few volts of electricity fade from our neurons. We return to the nothingness that is the essence of God's transcendence. Essentially we return back to God perfect, whole, and complete without any needs or desires.

In the meantime before you die, this video contains the secret to the meaning of life in the sense of becoming something your never imagined you would be capable of becoming:



Killing a few dragons and demons is a really good way to pass the time. Plus there's nothing like killing a demon or two to avoid being sucked down into the abyss of nihilism.


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posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 10:49 PM
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We are here to work out our imperfections through experience in the eyes of GOD, eventually to experience the perfections with GOD in our more refined perfected forms...

a reply to: dfnj2015

Nice answer
thanks dfnj2015.



posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 10:59 PM
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originally posted by: Ophiuchus 13
Why?
a reply to: Homefree





posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 11:05 PM
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originally posted by: Ophiuchus 13
We are here to work out our imperfections through experience in the eyes of GOD, eventually to experience the perfections with GOD in our more refined perfected forms...

a reply to: dfnj2015

Nice answer
thanks dfnj2015.



I think you have it.



posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 11:09 PM
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Though there are challenges in following and maintaining the Religious or Spiritual paths, 1 has to keep in mind it takes time and pressure to perfect a piece of coal to a gemstone/diamond just as it takes time and sometimes the pressures of Life/Existence to perfect the Souls of those of us still learning what we Exist for.

So don't give in as the times you feel you are being stretched thin may too be the times you are being evaluated for strength and problem solving. It definitely gets ruff and has at times been really ruff for me, but I had to make the decision am I going to fold?...or is folding NOT an option. I got people/family that depend on me so Folding under pressure for me was and still is not a option. And so I continued truth seeking spiritual knowledge aware that at times somethings I learn and or experience or go through may not immediately make sense to me but that does not mean I should feel myself with doubts just because I don't immediately understand.

Some of those experiences made me stronger.

As far as a higher Power, yes I believe so such energy Exist. In my Truth seeking I have questioned though is that higher power a dualistic or non dualistic Entity/Energy or both


a reply to: FlyingSquirrel

Be well bro/sis



posted on Oct, 15 2019 @ 11:21 PM
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a reply to: Homefree
I knew I’d be too late.




posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 12:00 AM
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In the most simplistic terms...it’s a pyramid scheme lol But, only if you play by the rules
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posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 12:05 AM
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The meaning of life is to give life meaning.



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 12:36 AM
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Sounds plausible

a reply to: MagesticEsoteric
Would it be playing outside the rules if you try to reach the Starboats ABOVE the pyramid scheme



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 01:26 AM
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a reply to: Ophiuchus 13

To save as many of the lost souls that saturate our planet.
As long as the attempts are sincere won't even matter if you fail to save but one.

And

To save yourself from yourself.



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 01:27 AM
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originally posted by: Cropper
The meaning of life is to give life meaning.


Very broad pigeon hole - like to elaborate? And give that meaning.



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 01:35 AM
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The meaning of life, the universe and everything...

Life is a meaningless thing, it just happens. We exist for no purpose than to ensure something else, a bit like us, will exist, next. We traipse across this canvass that was here long before, and will be there long after us, drawing nothing but a line in the sands of time with hopes, dreams and aspirations. We think we're something important, because we have the ego to build ourselves above everything else. But we're finite specs contained within the cosmic hourglass, all falling effortless through the wormhole of life, to death.. a ceaseless, swirling dance.. We have no reasoning beyond our finite wants, provided to us with our infinite constructs of the imagination. But, we are not unique. We are a soon forgotten paragraph in the book of time.

The universe is chaos. So expansive in it's nature, that it appears ordered; from the dark, there is light. Yet it is from death, decay and destruction in slow motion, that it appears serene.. It is the canvas we are placed upon, in the smallest corner of creation, an infinitesimal jot of the whole piece. The universe is the cauldron and existence for us, is just that. a whisp. gently escaping the brim.. The universe is unlimited, infinite. It contains us an infinite number of times, yet we're alone in it. That's just how meaningless we really are.

Everything, well, that's simply.. everything. Everything is happening. Without reason, cause, nor conclusion. Everything will continue and keep continuing long after there is any organic creature limited by the frailty of it's organic sensory organs to ponder the vastness of everything and wonder "I wonder what everything is?". Everything is the entirety of everything. It is what it is. Everything. it has no purpose, it's what holds the canvass on which the whisps of existence draws it's limited lines in the sands of time, just after they're realised they have an insignificant things called life given to them by the sheer luck of some other life before them having swapped their genetic code to ensure they would create yet more of themselves. Mostly.

I dunno, it's mid afternoon on a Wednesday.



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 01:40 AM
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originally posted by: Cropper
The meaning of life is to give life meaning.


“The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning.” Niels Bohr



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 02:10 AM
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Beautiful meaning


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posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 02:22 AM
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Thank you gallop for sharing your meaning


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I can understand the universe cycling the biological aspects of ourselves but how does our energy that generates heart rhythm and synaptic brain discharge aswell as static electricity from body movement react to Existence beyond the universe?
1 wonders...



posted on Oct, 16 2019 @ 03:06 AM
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Infinite Selfishnessicity Mechanics = Get rich and screw the poor before expiring!



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