posted on May, 23 2009 @ 06:02 PM
Statistically speaking, life should exist on other worlds besides our own.
To me, the purpose of life is to live. Plain and simple.
The accumulated experiences of innumerable lifeforms, adding to the overall consciousness of the universe.
If we would put aside our preconceived notions of what life is, we would then realize that not only is our very planet Earth alive, but so is the
galaxy, and so is the universe.
Just because we are fleshy meat sacks, does not mean that all life must be the same as us. How remarkably, immature of us to assume that.
The overall notion that life must have a specific purpose, is flawed in my opinion.
Can it not simply be enough just to live.
Do animals contemplate the meaning of their existence, or are they content to just life their normal creature lives, with as little pain and suffering
To hunt/forage to eat, to reproduce, to exist.
Contradictory to my previous comments, perhaps given enough time and space, all creatures could evolve to become self aware and contemplate such
Perhaps that is the purpose of life.
To become self aware and commune with the universal consciousness.
What ever the modus operandi, rest assured simply living/surviving is part of the equation.