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Tue Jan 24, 2023, 03:27 AM

Why do we exist?

To perpetuate the species?
To evolve?
To become one with a god?
or
this is me, Just to get thru six, seven, eight decades and not really know anything at all.

Love you all, but literalists need not reply.

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 03:38 AM

1. Jackson Browne said it best

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Response to mahina (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 03:46 AM

2. Yeah

That's good.

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Response to canetoad (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 03:48 AM

3. Yep

Cheers

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 07:35 AM

4. To have fun?

Arf! arf!

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 10:21 AM

5. I prefer to think 42. n/t

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 11:19 AM

6. To serve kitties

Obviously.

😁

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 01:47 PM

7. We are units of information. Our purpose is to create, preserve and pass along that information.

We pass information through our DNA to future generations, through our stories and art, through our everyday actions that affect others, through teaching others.

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 02:45 PM

8. Sorry to be literal

but there is no "why." There is only how.

Our DNA exists to procreate itself. We are the vehicles it created with no forethought, intelligence, or intent to do so.

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Response to canetoad (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2023, 02:51 PM

9. "Expansion of happiness is the purpose of creation."

~Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Science of Being and Art of Living, p.18
(c) 2020, MIU Press

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