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Happiness comes from goals, love, and expression. I strive to do as much of all three as possible.
Just do whatever.
Aim for something. Have that in mind. Until it goes away, because you achieved it or you got bored of it (try no to do this). Then, aim for something else and repeat. Meanwhile, try to be sociable.
I’ll leave it at that. Maybe some of this resonates with you. Let me know if it does! Also let me know if it totally doesn’t. That’s fine too :)
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst
here for a good time,
notand a long time 😎
#1 is huge, took me a long time to realise that and would make ALOT of people alot more comfortable if they realised it (imo)
By that, do you mean life itself or events which a living being can experience?
Great question. I am referencing to the events and space I’m experiencing, now there could be some sort of unity behind the concepts and relations of life and death. Due to the lack of perception outside of basic sensors I dare not to say anything further.
On the side note, at some point in my life I’ve been influenced by A. Watts, On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are (the game of black and white) in particular.
I see. For me, life itself is order (or dynamical order https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/10/4/42), while many or most events we experience are disorder leading to our death (there are discussions on the possible Universe’s entropy increase and thus disorder). So, as humans, we have to work to maintain the order and progress (see also positivism) for our self-preservation, self-replication, and desires. This seems correlated with the idea of the game of black and white, also yin and yang. One could wonder why it has to be that way; why our natural fear/panic of actual death, disorder, chaos.
I imagine their answer is “yes”
Its a shitty deal and I want out
Found the millenial
Live and let live as much as possible
If you can get down, you can always get up. Life always continues until it ends. If it’s not the end, it’s not the end.
Sounds like a boomer’s postcard version of #yolo doesn’t it 😃
It is a simple and powerful idea. That’s good.
Stoics discovered it a while ago, there’s no point to life.
Hindus go a step ahead and devise methods to improve balance by dharma, something which continues.
I am not much familiar with it, but wasn’t Stoicism’s life meaning about following Stoic’s virtues which requires healthy interaction with other humans (ideally virtuous ones for better influences) and nature for a meaningful/flourishing life (one becoming the best possible version of oneself) achieving one’s purposes/goals beyond just surviving?
As far as I know, the existentialism and cosmological nihilism philosophies that said life has no meaning from a cosmological interpretation.
I will have to look at that. Thanks!
Yes, I’m mistaken wrt quoting Stoics, but I do believe in the “no point”. There’s a nice quote in Steven Weinberg’s book “To Explain the world” that no pattern has been found in basic laws of physics which explain that there’s an objective to life. I’m a physics major, btw.
Hinduism is very broad. I suggest you take a look at a small philosophy of Yoga by reading “Yoga Sutra by Patanjali”.