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What is "The Meaning of Life"?

A no-nonsense User's Guide to the biggest of The Big Questions. (In plain English.)

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So, seriously: What is "the meaning of life"?

Seriously. What's the point? Why are we here? Where is this all headed?

This is yet another one of those small questions that we, your trusty, cuddly, intrepid LiveReal Agents decide to look into.

This page is the main headquarters where we've gathered the results of our humble, no-nonsense, open-minded, see-for-yourself inquiry.

"The Meaning of Life": A Brief Introduction

The Meaning of Life: The Quiz

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10 Popular Answers to The Meaning of Life

Answer #1: “Just Live”
Answer #2: “It’s a Dumb Question”
Answer #3: “Do whatever you want”
Answer #4: “Immediacy”
Answer #5: “Happiness”
Answer #6: “Nihilism”
Answer #7: “Traditional Religion”
Answer #8: “Existentialism”
Answer #9: “Making the world a better place”
Answer #10: “Transcendence”

Why Those 10 Popular Answers Don’t Fully Work

Why “Just Live” doesn’t fully work
Why “It’s a Dumb Question” doesn’t fully work
Why “Do whatever you want” doesn’t fully work
Why “Immediacy” doesn’t fully work
Why “Happiness” doesn’t fully work (more on this here)
Why “Nihilism” doesn’t fully work
Why “Traditional Religion” doesn’t fully work (more on this here)
Why “Existentialism” doesn’t fully work (more on this here)
Why “Making the world a better place” doesn’t fully work
Why “Transcendence” doesn’t fully work

Bonus: Academic Philosophy’s Failure to Find Meaning

The Best Parts of Those 10 Popular Answers

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Our Humble Effort to Integrate the Best of the Above (and Leave the Worst)

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To be continued.

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