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Post #326927
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1:58 am, Oct 11 2009
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Enjoy the wonderful thing called Yaoi biggrin

Post #326929
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2:02 am, Oct 11 2009
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To eat, drink and be merry

Post #326940
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3:28 am, Oct 11 2009
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To live

Oh rly? Nothing you say matters enough to touche me.
Post #327288
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So Innocent

12:31 am, Oct 13 2009
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I guess to find my way through life and leave something behind to help the world.More than anything I guess to learn what life truly is with it and without it.

Would I lie to you?
Post #327290
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12:35 am, Oct 13 2009
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To obtain the goals set by today's culture? I'm not sure. All I really know is that living day-to-day has been enjoyable. Maybe the purpose of life is to die, I won't be sure until I die anyways.

Post #327337
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5:46 am, Oct 13 2009
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...wish I could figure it out.
But I somehow feel like I'm here to take care of kids. And by kids, I'm talking everything from babies to high schoolers...but I personally think that "purpose in life" is a very personal thing, not something that can be generalized across humanity or even a single culture. Because even something as simple as "to survive" doesn't really work.

I am a breath of insanity in a world of chaos.

Me: Performing Random Acts of Klutziness for over 25 years.
Post #327665 - Reply to (#326927) by XxKumagoroXx
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Sweetly Macabre

5:27 am, Oct 15 2009
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Quote from XxKumagoroXx
Enjoy the wonderful thing called Yaoi biggrin

I don't know if that's the purpose of life, exactly, but it does make a nice perk.

This thread has me thinking of Monty Python's 'The Meaning of Life'. That's about as deep as I care to think on the subject.

Post #327682

9:17 am, Oct 15 2009
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Life is, to be or not to be.

Post #327689
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10:28 am, Oct 15 2009
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great, now even house fans like yaoi...what has this world come to =/

as to the topic...there is none, why would there be any purpose ? you can only make up your own pupose for yourself which, of course, wont serve any other purpose than make your life worth living (in your eyes at least)

Post #327696
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Black Witch

11:08 am, Oct 15 2009
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The Purpose of life is to Die.

Since you can die, Life holds value.

If life were ethernal, it would lose its value, since you do not value what you do not fight for, you do not value what you can not lose.

If you want to succeed
Then you don't need Good Luck
You need the ability to overcome Bad Luck

Happines and Light needs a source to exist
Hatred fuels itself and Darkness exist where there is no Light

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Post #342740
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11:29 pm, Dec 17 2009
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Why does life have to have a meaning?
Why can't it just "be"?

Would it throw you into a downward spiral to think there's not some "higher purpose" for which we were created, or some "higher being" that created us?

I personally believe that we evolved and weren't "created" for any particular purpose other than as another animal in the food chain.

If there is a "higher being", it doesn't concern itself with us anymore than most of us concern ourselves with the everyday life of a germ. We just let it be.

If you've ever thought or said "Nice Guys finish last" and really meant it, then you should probably read this LJ post by DivaLion. It's incredibly insightful whether you're male or female.

From a bumper sticker I like:
"If you're gonna ride my ass, at least pull my hair."
Post #342745 - Reply to (#327682) by jereith
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11:47 pm, Dec 17 2009
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Life is, to be or not to be.

to be or not to be what? I think the original hamlet quotation is a bit longer...

Let's all make Lambchop our god king and Dr. Love our god queen. We shall bow to the holy ones! eek

Just kidding.

The purpose of to find out our purpose of life!!

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11:55 pm, Dec 17 2009
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Post #342755
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Life = Problem

12:06 am, Dec 18 2009
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Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
-Star Treak: Generations

Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones. I am not afraid. -Marcus Aurelius

"Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle."
-Adolf Hitler
Post #342758 - Reply to (#342745) by BoxBox
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12:27 am, Dec 18 2009
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Quote from BoxBox
Quote from jereith
Life is, to be or not to be.

I think the original hamlet quotation is a bit longer...

and about suicide...

I remember that I had to write a paper about this in 11 grade... at the time I wrote a seven page paper explaining why life was god's joke on humanity...
I think I might have gotten a B or an A, but it's been too long; so, I can't remember which one.

Anyways, I guess I'd have to say that life just is...
'til it isn't when your dead.

"Officially, this machine doesn't exist, you didn't get it from me,
and I don't know you. Make sure it doesn't leave the building."
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