DOES LIFE HAVE ANY PURPOSE?
Yea, of course, life does have purpose!
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
~ Washington Irving (1783–1859) American author of Rip Van Winkle | historian | diplomat
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
From The Brothers Karamazov
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) Russian Orthodox Christian novelist and philosopher
The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you discover the reason why.
~ Samuel Langhorne Clemens (pen name Mark Twain (1835–1910) American author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer | humorist | publisher | lecturer | atheist. Clemens’ lament is that we often use religion as a mask for human despair
Nay, life has NO purpose!
Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? [D’où Venons Nous / Que Sommes Nous / Où Allons Nous ?] 1897
~ Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) French post-
Impressionist artist. Painted D’où Venons
Nous, while suicidal over the tragic death of
his favourite daughter, his mounting debt, and health problems. Gauguin illustrated the questions posed in his title, “Birth, Young Adulthood, and Approaching Death.” He converted to Theosophy, an eclectic mix of Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, mysticism
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_Do_We_Come_From%3F_What_Are_We%3F_Where_Are_We_Going%3F and http://www.adherents.com/people/pg/Paul_Gauguin.html
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