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Post time 2007-3-30 13:48:41 |Display all floors

Reply #35 canchin's post

Or, for a corporate take on the question:

[Large corporate boardroom filled with suited executives]

Exec #1: Item six on the agenda: "The Meaning of Life" Now uh, Harry, you've had some thoughts on this.

Exec #2: Yeah, I've had a team working on this over the past few weeks, and what we've come up with can be reduced to two fundamental concepts. One: People aren't wearing enough hats. Two: Matter is energy. In the universe there are many energy fields which we cannot normally perceive. Some energies have a spiritual source which act upon a person's soul. However, this "soul" does not exist ab initio as orthodox Christianity teaches; it has to be brought into existence by a process of guided self-observation. However, this is rarely achieved owing to man's unique ability to be distracted from spiritual matters by everyday trivia.

Exec #3: What was that about hats again?

Exec #2: Oh, Uh... people aren't wearing enough.

Exec #1: Is this true?

Exec #4: Certainly. Hat sales have increased but not pari passu, as our research...

Exec #3: [Interrupting] "Not wearing enough"? enough for what purpose?

Exec #5: Can I just ask, with reference to your second point, when you say souls don't develop because people become distracted...
[looking out window]

Exec #5: Has anyone noticed that building there before?
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Post time 2007-3-30 13:59:58 |Display all floors
Some think the main focus of life should be on the sperm, as in "Every Sperm is Sacred." They even have a song about it:

Father: [singing]

Every sperm is sacred

Every sperm is great

If a sperm is wasted

God gets quite irate.

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Post time 2007-3-30 14:05:22 |Display all floors
Keeping in the Monty Python vein, there is even a song that children who have been abused by religious cults sing giving their take on the Meaning of Life (and creation and religious superstition):

Pupils [singing]:
All things dull and ugly, all creatures short and squat.

All things rude and nasty, the Lord God made the lot.

Each little snake that poisons, each little wasp that stings.

He made their brutish venom, he made their horrid wings.

All things sick and cancerous, All evil great and small.

All things foul and dangerous, the Lord God made them all.

Each nasty little hornet, each beastly little squid.

Who made the spiny urchin? Who made the sharks? He did!

All things scabbed and ulcerous, all pox both great and small.

Putrid foul and gangrenous, the Lord God made them all.

Amen.
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Now of course these things are all simply a result of evolution and naturally occurring influences of Darkness infecting and mutating the things originally created by God from the energy of Purity and Light, but still, it could be considered to be a contender in the pantheon of answers...in a rather sarcastic way that is.

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Post time 2007-4-1 16:37:16 |Display all floors
the  first  thing  is  love  ,true  love  ,the  second  thing  is  money  .but  these  need  a   healthy  body!

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Post time 2007-4-1 23:00:39 |Display all floors
"The only permanencies in life are change and death."

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stay healthy, mind and body.
be happy, given every chance.
keep honour, as much as possible.
do good, however small.
love hard, that's easy.

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Post time 2007-4-2 19:35:01 |Display all floors
life = be happy every day

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Post time 2007-4-3 12:15:12 |Display all floors

life = make lots of money

Green DRagon
God of Prosperity

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