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What is the meaning to life?I've struggled with this question for years as a young...

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courtneylarkins1 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 27, 2012 at 2:12 AM via web

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What is the meaning to life?

I've struggled with this question for years as a young adult getting ready to enter the "real" world, but now that I'm really in the "real" world I need to know MY answerr. And I was wondering what others thought!

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pranitingale | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted March 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM (Answer #2)

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♣ you asked a very appreciable question which can be never answered EXACTLY..

♣ SOME ARE HAPPY BUT SOME ARE TOO MELONCHAL WITH THEIR LIFE

♣ EVERY PERSON SEES THE LIFE WITH  DIFFERENT VIEWS

♣ but still we could try to describe its almost with our views,

   LIFE :-- IT IS JUST A EXISTENCE OF A LIVING-THING ON EARTH, TILL HE EXISTS ON THIS EARTH HE IS SAID TO BE IN LIFE,but who not said to be DEAD

every, person as well as organims on earth has its own life which he has to live goodly or with bad deeds it can be simply and scientifically called as a homogenous mixture of problems, happiness, cheer, love sadness, hate etc

♦♦ so it is in our hands that how we are living it.....

☻ since everyday is the beginning of a new day.

☻ it is given tu us to be used well.

☻ we can use it or waste it

☻ but what we do is important.

☻ because, you are exchanging a day of your life

☻ whwn tomorrow comes this day will be gone forever

SO, JUST LIVE IT ...

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mwalter822 | Teacher | (Level 2) Educator

Posted March 26, 2012 at 8:05 PM (Answer #3)

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You aren’t just suddenly going to be able to answer a question like this. It’s too dependent on your experiences and development. I suspect that the meaning of life is actually the living of life.

Therefore, you have to give yourself the opportunity to live before you can begin to come up with some sort of personal philosophy that might answer that question. Let me be clear, however. I do not mean that you should try to do every crazy thing that pops into your mind. People use the idea of personal “discovery” as an excuse to do things that are obviously harmful to themselves and others.

Personally, I do not believe this question can be answered without having God in your life. Exactly how one goes about living with God as central to his/her life is open to question, but I don’t think it’s possible to have a meaningful life without him.

So, and this probably isn’t the answer you’re looking for, but you have to live life the best way you can, and look above for gradual answers. I don’t believe that we are imbued with the knowledge of the meaning of life all at once.

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madihaa | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted March 26, 2012 at 10:18 PM (Answer #4)

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r u muslim? please tell me this first then i will tell you  about real life

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paiblauer | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted March 27, 2012 at 12:15 AM (Answer #5)

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We have been given so much to be here today and I think that the purpose and means to find fulfillment in life is to give back to others.

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 27, 2012 at 2:26 AM (Answer #6)

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For me, the purpose of life is to do your best for your family and yourself and your society.  I think that, whether you believe in God or not, this can give meaning to your life.  Right now, as a teen, you should be thinking about doing what is best for you so that you can have a life that will be productive.  If you are able to get a good education and make yourself a good person, you will be able to make your little corner of the world a better place.  And really, what more could we ask for?

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rrteacher | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 27, 2012 at 2:57 AM (Answer #7)

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People can have meaning in their lives whether or not they subscribe to religious beliefs. The meaning of life depends on who you are. Some people find meaning in individual achievement, others in devoting themselves to others. Some people have found meaning in a combination of the two. I think the important thing is not to allow others to define what your life should be about. 

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lmetcalf | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted March 27, 2012 at 6:11 AM (Answer #8)

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There is no one answer to this question but I am fairly confident that you will add to your understanding of YOUR life a little each day that passes. The meaning of your life when you are younger may be defined by doing your best to get a good education and to establish meaningful friendships. As you get older it may be about feeling fulfilled in your career and being successful by whatever standard you measure success. As you get a little older you may add things that relate to having a family. It will always be a "work in progress."

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courtneylarkins1 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 27, 2012 at 6:53 AM (Answer #9)

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No, I am christian!

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courtneylarkins1 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted March 27, 2012 at 6:57 AM (Answer #10)

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Thankyou so much for your responses! I am excited to put all your thought together and make it into my own ideas and beliefs! At this point i am a profound christian and i dont see that changing but it is interesting to hear other points of views of people in the world around me! Im in the process of doing some deep "soul searching" and this helps more than words can describe! I am very appreciative of your reponses

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loraaa | Student | (Level 2) Valedictorian

Posted March 28, 2012 at 3:37 AM (Answer #11)

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Life is: to live in order to worship God, And building the world.

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hadijaved | Student | (Level 1) Honors

Posted March 12, 2013 at 6:23 PM (Answer #12)

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meaning of life is giving love to somebody to help each other.

 

 

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