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Originally posted by homeslice
I dont see why people think there needs to be a purpose for our existence. Why must there be a reason?
Originally posted by Dark Ghost
reply to post by homeslice
That's your opinion and you are entitled to it, but that does not give you the authority to claim definitively that life has no reason or purpose. Learn some humility.
Deal. With. That.
Originally posted by dodol
Something that always makes me curious:
If we all manage to return to the source, united with God, and God decided to stop the creation
Does it mean that God is going to be alone again, in nothingness?edit on 28-1-2013 by dodol because: (no reason given)edit on 28-1-2013 by dodol because: (no reason given)
Lila (Sanskrit: लीला, IAST līlā), or Leela is a concept within Hinduism literally meaning "pastime", "sport" or "play". It is common to both non-dualistic and dualistic philosophical schools, but has a markedly different significance in each. Within non-dualism, Lila is a way of describing all reality, including the cosmos, as the outcome of creative play by the divine absolute (Brahman).
Originally posted by smithjustinb
I am a firm believer i a single spirit that we all share. Call it God or whatever, but it is life itself.
I believe that this spirit is and always has been and has never changed.
I believe that this life essence is an infinitely great thing to behold. It is so beautiful that it has to be seen and experienced.
So the reason we, humans, exist is because life is great.
We are observers. That is our purpose. We exist because there is something, of value, to observe.