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Unread 01-01-2009, 09:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What does "Life" mean to you?

I want to know what does "Life" mean to you? How can you tell when the life is nothing, or have the life? Why would you judge someone else's life? Is it necessary to make your life perfect, like perfectism?

There's a lot of questions I can squeeze out of this question, "What does "Life" mean to you?", I just wonder..

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Unread 01-02-2009, 04:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Anybody got the answer yet?
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I don't know if I understand the question.

"Life" to me means the happiness of socialization with my family and my dogs.
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The meaning of "life" is very context-dependent.
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Philosophers have been trying for centuries to define the meaning of life.
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Life is to live and survive until death takes place.
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Life is to live and survive until death takes place.
*shrugs* yep, that is what life is to me too, heh.
Nothing extra ordinary about that.
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So you are saying that the "Life" only mean to just live?

That answer was very true by what does the Life mean, but my point is that, when people feel like there's no life after became unemployment, or end of life due to maybe losing a house or having a baby at wrong time, or something like that, why would they feel that way even though there is a life in the further situation?
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So you are saying that the "Life" only mean to just live?

That answer was very true by what does the Life mean, but my point is that, when people feel like there's no life after became unemployment, or end of life due to maybe losing a house or having a baby at wrong time, or something like that, why would they feel that way even though there is a life in the further situation?
I was only giving the basics

One to enjoy life needs to live it at the fullest potintial.

Also for one to bring another life is to teach them the survival skills and teach them to live life to the fullest.
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Isn't "Life" the board game?
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Isn't "Life" the board game?

Wish it was that easy.
You get better pay, and more chances.
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Wish it was that easy.
You get better pay, and more chances.
So true--except the suprises was--" You now have a baby!"
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I was only giving the basics

One to enjoy life needs to live it at the fullest potintial.

Also for one to bring another life is to teach them the survival skills and teach them to live life to the fullest.
That's learning, right?

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Well, A lot of people look at "Life" in a different way and in general, it has a lot of different meanings. There is no rights or wrongs about this.

I've always viewed Life as an journey to an endless destination because it comes with different paths and there's plenty of 'twists' that comes up with it.
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Well, A lot of people look at "Life" in a different way and in general, it has a lot of different meanings. There is no rights or wrongs about this.

I've always viewed Life as an journey to an endless destination because it comes with different paths and there's plenty of 'twists' that comes up with it.
Good answer on the bold fonts in your quote

Yea there's always a journey in the life.
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Well, A lot of people look at "Life" in a different way and in general, it has a lot of different meanings. There is no rights or wrongs about this.

I've always viewed Life as an journey to an endless destination because it comes with different paths and there's plenty of 'twists' that comes up with it.
Just like the game of "Life"



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Yes, it is. And usually much more fun than the real thing!
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Yes, it is. And usually much more fun than the real thing!
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Philosophers have been trying for centuries to define the meaning of life.
this is true. different people have varying definitions as to what life means to them.

to me, life is what you make of it and something you learn from.
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Well, A lot of people look at "Life" in a different way and in general, it has a lot of different meanings. There is no rights or wrongs about this.

I've always viewed Life as an journey to an endless destination because it comes with different paths and there's plenty of 'twists' that comes up with it.
Ahh yes--" Life is a journey, not a destination."

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Yes, it is. And usually much more fun than the real thing!
Ain't that the truth!
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I notice on the news recently that Einstein's Theory of Relativity is being hailed as correct.
His famous equation, E equals mass times the speed of light squared----energy, light, vibrations, you are THERE! In your face, folk! Lol
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Wow very interesting posts! Thank you, Puyo, for this
Mmm... My pov on this question...

Q. What does "Life" mean to you?
A. Usually, many goals reveal their emptiness only after years and years, but it have been wasted their pursuit. Do you know why? In our human society, those people pursue so many purposes for the personal life, to think that in them they may will find meaning. So, some of these pursuits include business success, educational knowledge, wealth, good relationships, sex, entertainment, experiences, and doing good to others, and much more. People have testified that while they obtained their goals of wealth, relationships, and pleasure... yet, there was still a deep void inside, a feeling of emptiness that nothing seemed to fill. Sound familiar, isn't it?

But, what is the significance of these things? Go and to join with some certain someones are intended for each of these to add to our fulfillment in life for various positive ways until you find the true meaning of your own life. But, sadly, all of these (especially man's fellowship of humankind with those people) were adversely affected by man's vile crimes into wrongful actions and the resulting curse-like things upon the earth, our home. Because they lost a chance of having certain events and wonderful moments for their lives. Some people wasted their times by spending on addict things (e.i video games, gambles, etc) because they would miss so many special events in each moment. That explains why some people is so hopeless... and are also considered as a wasteful human by other "snobby" and highly-intelligent humans. We live in the game of valued-ness vs. unvalued-ness; you are less value person if you are a crimial, less beautiful, colored skin, 110 IQ lelvel, and so on. Sound so pathetic, isn't it, yes?

What an importance question is, what is the point of being prefect with much less experince of batttles against odds, pains, wrecked wastelands, and etc etc? Well, if you have no purpose or meaning of life, then why are you here? What is the point of your own existence, as if you are nothing but a mere humanistic creature with no meaning and no purpose of the life? Why are you caring so much about the prefect life? That also explains why some people are being so pessimistic, they just throw their lives away, wasting their time every day, and so on. They forget or ignore there is matters of the life as if it is not concern them at all. An another explain is taking a somebody's life is acceptable if a person is so vile and wrecked, is wasteful, and is much less human being. Because you want to see those 'worthless' humans is to be dead, as if they are just disposable and nothing speical.

If there is a purpose for your personal life, then you should find a certain something to tell you what that purpose is. Each person have a different purpose and meaning of his or her personal life. I knew mine but I'd rather to not share with anyone else. I believe the life does matter a lot. A life is too precious to throw it away or to be wasted... I hate to see any life like that... for nothing - no reasons at all.

Be remember - this post is MY POV and an opinion.
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Since "religion" is not allowed, I can't post "the meaning of life."
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You are a " life " that Love created you. You are loved that Life created you. You are very special in the eyes of Love. And, of course there's MORE to it.
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Life is differant for differant people, but somethimes when things change for the worse people don't like their new life until they adapt to it. A person can adapt to ANYTHING.

Also their is context to life. For someone people who do not have a roof over their heads, or enough to eat etc etc... My life is great as I DO have these things.

For someone who is very rich with private swimming pool and everything they have at click of fingers then my life would apear hard, although a life where someone has EVERYTHING would be hard to me because It would not have enough challanges in it. I would also find a 'normal' life very boring indeed.
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You are a " life " that Love created you. You are loved that Life created you. You are very special in the eyes of Love. And, of course there's MORE to it.
LOL - I like your quote better
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Since "religion" is not allowed, I can't post "the meaning of life."
I hear ya, Reba.
I would have discuss more about life if we are
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i rather not discuss this.
But i can say that i do enjoy life as long im happy,
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Karissa, first, I want to thank you for well details about your POV by what does the Life mean to you

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Wow very interesting posts! Thank you, Puyo, for this
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Mmm... My pov on this question...

Q. What does "Life" mean to you?
A. Usually, many goals reveal their emptiness only after years and years, but it have been wasted their pursuit. Do you know why? In our human society, those people pursue so many purposes for the personal life, to think that in them they may will find meaning. So, some of these pursuits include business success, educational knowledge, wealth, good relationships, sex, entertainment, experiences, and doing good to others, and much more. People have testified that while they obtained their goals of wealth, relationships, and pleasure... yet, there was still a deep void inside, a feeling of emptiness that nothing seemed to fill. Sound familiar, isn't it?
Yes this does sounds familiar, each individuals have to look at themselves about what they want to do with their life, especially on their interests. I also find this a guide to finding who they are.

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But, what is the significance of these things? Go and to join with some certain someones are intended for each of these to add to our fulfillment in life for various positive ways until you find the true meaning of your own life. But, sadly, all of these (especially man's fellowship of humankind with those people) were adversely affected by man's vile crimes into wrongful actions and the resulting curse-like things upon the earth, our home. Because they lost a chance of having certain events and wonderful moments for their lives. Some people wasted their times by spending on addict things (e.i video games, gambles, etc) because they would miss so many special events in each moment. That explains why some people is so hopeless... and are also considered as a wasteful human by other "snobby" and highly-intelligent humans. We live in the game of valued-ness vs. unvalued-ness; you are less value person if you are a crimial, less beautiful, colored skin, 110 IQ lelvel, and so on. Sound so pathetic, isn't it, yes?
*nods* Agree, it's pathetic.. I was putted down because of my lifestyle too. Sometimes people choose to do wrong thing..

Judging on others was disappoitment, but I don't call it as disappoitment when someone had experience with someone else. For example, I was used to have the roommate that doesn't help me paying the payments so I have to remove him from living in my house and I don't think I want to accept him again as my roommate. I had a reason to judge him because I had experience with him. But if I never experience with him and judge him in the first place, we both don't learn anything from the life, JMO. Because without that way, he would never learn a lesson about paying the rent and I will never get to know about him, plus having my puppy saved from theif through him.

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What an importance question is, what is the point of being prefect with much less experince of batttles against odds, pains, wrecked wastelands, and etc etc? Well, if you have no purpose or meaning of life, then why are you here? What is the point of your own existence, as if you are nothing but a mere humanistic creature with no meaning and no purpose of the life? Why are you caring so much about the prefect life? That also explains why some people are being so pessimistic, they just throw their lives away, wasting their time every day, and so on. They forget or ignore there is matters of the life as if it is not concern them at all. An another explain is taking a somebody's life is acceptable if a person is so vile and wrecked, is wasteful, and is much less human being. Because you want to see those 'worthless' humans is to be dead, as if they are just disposable and nothing speical.
Interesting post you wrote.. My opinion, perfect does not make the life, unless, if someone take this as goal.

However, about the importance of life, well yeah.. Some people doesn't want to find what their life really was and pick something else to cover themselves. It's sad...

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If there is a purpose for your personal life, then you should find a certain something to tell you what that purpose is. Each person have a different purpose and meaning of his or her personal life. I knew mine but I'd rather to not share with anyone else. I believe the life does matter a lot. A life is too precious to throw it away or to be wasted... I hate to see any life like that... for nothing - no reasons at all.
I am working on it!

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You are a " life " that Love created you. You are loved that Life created you. You are very special in the eyes of Love. And, of course there's MORE to it.
So the love make the life, you saying?

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Life is differant for differant people, but somethimes when things change for the worse people don't like their new life until they adapt to it. A person can adapt to ANYTHING.

Also their is context to life. For someone people who do not have a roof over their heads, or enough to eat etc etc... My life is great as I DO have these things.

For someone who is very rich with private swimming pool and everything they have at click of fingers then my life would apear hard, although a life where someone has EVERYTHING would be hard to me because It would not have enough challanges in it. I would also find a 'normal' life very boring indeed.
*nods* Agree, just normal life could be boring..

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Since "religion" is not allowed, I can't post "the meaning of life."
Sorry for the inconviences, but I don't want this thread turn into a creationism vs envolution debate or anything too personally.

But are you talking about the faith?
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Sorry for the inconviences, but I don't want this thread turn into a creationism vs envolution debate or anything too personally.

But are you talking about the faith?
I'm talking about my faith in the Creator and Giver and Sustainer of life.

But I understand that Christian viewpoints are not welcome in this thread, so I won't be posting.

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