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LynzM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-08-07 05:01 PM
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DUers who do not believe in god/reincarnation/etc., how do you...
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Edited on Sun Apr-08-07 05:03 PM by LynzM
Deal with the "what's our purpose?" here kind of questions? What should we do with our lives? Lately, I've been doing a lot of that kind of self-reflection, and looking at my first-world (effective) riches and the brevity of our existence here (been reading some science stuff on a geological scale) and those kind of things, and really wondering what's the point? To life, to fighting for good things, to politics, to anything, really? I'm not as depressed as that makes me sound, I don't think, but it's still there in the back of my mind a lot, you know?

Edited to add that the more I reflect on this stuff, the more it makes me feel like, why bother following society's expectations, laws, etc.? That's kind of a weird thing, but it's associated, for me.

So, if you don't believe in god and/or heaven/reincarnation, what kind of life philosophy do you live by, and how do you address the kind of stuff I talked about above? Deep stuff for a Sunday night, but I feel the need to ask...
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