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    Life is a Gift Life is a gift. It is an honor; a spark; an excitement. We all have a world of our own. A wise author‚ Albert Camus‚ once stated‚ “you will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life” (Albert Camus). Life is about living to your fullest abilities; why waste our time looking for the meaning of each breath we take? Each person is a part of life. Each life has a world of its own. I believe

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    Nick Haviaras English III op II Miss Kreps February 8‚ 2013 The Meaning of Life What is the meaning of life? The answer to this question has sought over since mankind became capable of exercising their brain capacity past a level of primal instinct. In general life is rather meaningless‚ we all simply exist together on this planet. But before one dwells on the pointlessness of human existence‚ they should think about the purpose of each individual person in our society. We create goals for ourselves;

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    What’s the meaning of life? Life‚ the most precious thing I have ever seen‚ that always comes to an end which we don’t really want to‚ but do we live for a precise purpose? I am sure that we do otherwise we wouldn’t be here in the first place. I never thought that asking myself” what is the meaning of life?” will be this difficult to answer until I started writing this paper. I think the meaning of life is experience and knowledge. Experience and knowledge are two different things but when you

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    The Meaning of Life Christopher Nieves Touro College Life is a gift. It is an honor‚ a spark‚ an excitement. We all have a world of our own.   Albert Camus‚ once said‚ “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life” (Camus‚ 1946).   Life is about living to your fullest abilities. Why waste our time looking for the meaning of each breath we take? Each

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    The Meaning of Life The meaning of life‚ defined by Victor E. Frankl‚ is the will to find your meaning in life. It is not the meaning of life in general‚ but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment. He believes that if you are approached with the question of "what is the meaning of my life" or in this case‚ "life is meaningless‚" then you should reverse the question to that person asking the question. For example: What are you bringing to me? What are you as an individual

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    live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” People can define happiness in various ways‚ for ones it means achieving their set goals while for others happiness means serving for society‚ and finally some people interpret happiness as finding the meaning of their life. People can spend their whole time only searching for the meaning of life‚ and they forget or ignore the life and real time that passes by. Unfortunately‚ you can search for the meaning of life and still not find it‚ or it can

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    The Meaning of Lives In her article The Meaning of Lives‚ Susan Wolf‚ a moral philosopher and philosopher of action‚ investigates whether meaning can exist in lives without postulating the existance of God. Wolf establishes her position on this philosophical question from an agnostic perspective and rationally argues that such a question can in fact “fit within a negative or agnostic view about the meaning of life” (Wolf 63). With this paper‚ I will first summarize the prominent points of Wolf’s

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    seek truth and create meaning for yourself • 22% think the meaning of life is to lovingly help others and make the world better • 18% say there is no meaning • 8% think it is to reproduce and continue your genes and the human race • 8% say it is to find happiness • 6% believe it is to learn how to serve and worship God‚ while • 8% don’t know While it seems there are several purposes to life‚ science is beginning to reveal there is one fundamental purpose to all life. Every moment

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    January 19‚ 2005 The Meaning of life What is the meaning of life. The meaning of our lives‚ the purpose‚ and the dreams both dashed and realized‚ and the expectations forced upon us by others. In other words how do you "translate" what life is? "Translation" means to explain in simple terms. What is it supposed to be about? There are different answers for different people at different times in their lives. A person’s lifetime is filled with self-examination. Why am I here? What am

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    The Meaning of Life “The Meaning of Life” is an excerpt from Richard Taylor’s book Good and Evil: A New Direction‚ with this book Mr. Taylor was thought to have adopted a radical subjectivist view of ethics. In this excerpt he explains why existence and life is meaningless and he sheds light into the meaning of life. Throughout his explanations Richard uses an example from an ancient Greek myth. The myth is about Sisyphus a Greek man who offended the gods and was sentenced to roll a large stone

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