I want to know, why human die? What is the meaning of life? I could die tomorrow. What's the meaning of all these things?

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    No meaning at all... – Mauro ALLEGRANZA May 28 '16 at 17:13
  • You can consider Existentialism and Albert Camus. – Mauro ALLEGRANZA May 28 '16 at 17:41
  • Consider Nonduality. It is a far, far better thing than Existentialism. Research in to nonduality is under the heading of non-symbolic consciousness. – user16869 May 29 '16 at 18:49

Not only humans die. Other animals die too.

From the perspective of evolution dying of old animals gives way to a new generation, better adapted to a changing environment.

I do not recognize a higher meaning of life. Nature exists billions of years without animals. Nevertheless from the perspective of the single human individuum: We are able to choose a meaning for our own life. And if we are fortunate, then we succeed in doing so.

  • I upvoted, but would like to note that happiness is not necessarily the mark of a meaningful life. – nir May 29 '16 at 3:30
  • @nir I changed happy to fortunate. That was a linguistic misunderstanding. Of course I agree with you. – Jo Wehler May 29 '16 at 5:59

For most human beings, meaning itself is enough reason for existing. One could fundamentally replace meaning with pleasure as a basic unit of meaning, which better fits with other life forms too.

  • I am quite sure you can see that this is circular. But, hey, that doesn't mean it cannot be the case. Stranger things have happened. – user16869 May 29 '16 at 18:47

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