When we refer to a human being by "I"/"you"/"he"/"she"/"Mary", what do we really mean? The more I think about it, the more confused I get. Do we mean living body or emotional/psychological world or ...
Why do living things get old and how is that important? Why does there have to be a phase of life?
How is it possible to re-apply subjective meaning to any belief given a starting point of Pessimistic Naturalism: Nihilism
Can we assume that meaning is relevant to the person who holds that meaning? As in meaning is relative? Therefor even though elements in my life do have meaning to me (friends, family, art) I find it ...
We all will die one day. We all know the life is difficult. We may live long lives, but death will come sooner or later for everyone. It is inevitable. Why should we bother living at all, facing the ...
I recently read 'Man's search for Meaning' by Viktor Frankl. It was a very moving book and in it the author describes three ways in which a man may find meaning in his life. 1.Through some creative ...
The only porpose of life that I see is to feel good. Some try to achieve it by earning money, some try to achieve it by earning fame and respect, and there are still others who try to achieve it by ...
Cancer researcher, Doctor John Wynn gave an interesting talk this year. In it he argues, in short, that it is the fact of our mortality that gives our lives meaning. Which philosophers have discussed ...