Category Archives: The Meaning of Life

Do You Want to Live Forever?

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Susan Ertz (1894-1985), Anger in the Sky, 1943 Do you want everyone to live forever? Your own immortality might have an outside chance … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe, and Nothing

What is man in the midst of nature? A nothing in comparison with the infinite, an all in comparison with nothingness: a mean between nothing and all. Infinitely far from comprehending the extremes, the end of things and their principle … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life: Will Durant

Thought, by its very development, seems to have destroyed the value and significance of life. The growth and spread of knowledge, for which so many idealists and reformers prayed, has resulted in a disillusionment which has almost broken the spirit … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Life: Esquire

The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. Muhammad Ali (1942-), Esquire The Meaning of Life: Wisdom, Humor, and Damn Good Advice from 64 Extraordinary Lives, edited by Ryan D’Agostino, 2009 Esquire’s The Meaning of … Continue reading

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