What is the meaning of life?
Topic: What gives life meaning essay
May 27, 2019 / By Charissa Question:
ive got to do an essay on the meaning of life (Buddhism) could someone please give me a good website or write a few paragraphs for me? im really stuck and have lost my brief sheet :/
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Antonette | 9 days ago
One of the most important questions all belief systems seek to address is: What is the purpose of life? And virtually all religions propose a way of life that will lead to salvation, liberation, satisfaction, or happiness. Buddhism is no exception.
In Buddhism, the primary purpose of life is to end suffering. The Buddha taught that humans suffer because we continually strive after things that do not give lasting happiness. We desperately try to hold on to things - friends, health, material things - that do not last, and this causes sorrow.
The Buddha did not deny that there are things in life that give joy, but pointed out that none of them last and our attachment to them only causes more suffering. His teachings were focused entirely on this problem and its solution.
lots of info - http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/be...
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Originally Answered: What is the meaning of your life?
I too am looking for my purpose as the Creator designed.
I want to publish some books....I've written poetry and some short sci-fi stories.
I want to go on more mission trips (am going to Jamacia in August)
I want to be able to help people in their faith (to that reason I am taking classes to become a licensed minister.)
I want to be able to help the girls I've taught become beautiful ladies of God.
Maybe this website will help.
I also found when I was researching earlier in May is that living in this moment is life itself. Living in the moment by observation, centering the mind, focus on your breathing instead of other thoughts, feel the breeze, etc.
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There is no intrinsic value, purpose, or meaning to life as we know it - despite what the worlds religions would like you to believe, there is likely no afterlife, and our morality only comes from within ourselves, and it's up to us to assign the meaning that we strive so desperately to seek on to what we value the most.
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Why don't you google it or go to a library??
Why do you expect from other people to do YOUR work instead of doing it yourself?
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Originally Answered: Atheists: Where do you find the meaning of life?
They can't really, if they were honest they would be Nihilist Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, is usually credited with being the founder of nihilism. In his “Will to Power” he wrote: “Every belief, every consideration of something true, is necessarily false because there is simply no true world.”
The Failure of Atheism to Account for Rationality