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Old 07-18-2007, 02:27 PM   #1
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What's the point?

What's the point of life if all life must die?
What's the point of galaxies, time and space, and the universe; just to exist? What are they actually accomplishing? Isn't a void more sensible? More efficient?
What's the point of anything if all things must come to an end?

Omniscient dwellars (you know who you are) tell me the answers.
And then tell me the question to the answer 42.
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Old 07-18-2007, 02:28 PM   #2
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The point is that existence exists.

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Errr... "How many roads must a man walk down?"
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Old 07-18-2007, 02:39 PM   #3
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"Point" is an imprecise word. In order to apply it to life, galaxies, time, and space, you would have to get pretty figurative.

When you apply it to stuff that a person might do, then the point is up to that person.

And the question is "'What do you get if you multiply six by nine?"
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Old 07-18-2007, 02:45 PM   #4
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if 6 was 9, would you mind?
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Old 07-18-2007, 02:53 PM   #5
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:07 PM   #6
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Existentialism is da way to go.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:28 PM   #7
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who says there's a point? And whose point is there to be ascertained? Yours? Gods? the Cosmos? There may be more than one point.

Find yours.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:29 PM   #8
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What's the point of life if all life must die?
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What's the point of galaxies, time and space, and the universe; just to exist? What are they actually accomplishing? Isn't a void more sensible? More efficient?
What's the point of anything if all things must come to an end?
Having a point is a human construct. The universe doesn't need a point or grand scheme of things because it doesn't have any doubts, nothing to prove. It isn't so full of itself that it thinks it's destined to do or accomplish anything. It accepts it just is.
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Omniscient dwellars (you know who you are) tell me the answers.
And then tell me the question to the answer 42.
The answer to 42 is you obviously went outside to play like your mother told you instead of turning into a geek.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:36 PM   #9
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Having a point is a human construct. The universe doesn't need a point or grand scheme of things because it doesn't have any doubts, nothing to prove. It isn't so full of itself that it thinks it's destined to do or accomplish anything. It accepts it just is.
And you represent the universe, Bruce? :p
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:38 PM   #10
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No Fresh, the universe is a nihilist, its a coward.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:42 PM   #11
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I don't understand you pierce. I didn't think the universe was anything except, well, the universe. :/
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:46 PM   #12
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And you represent the universe, Bruce? :p
No, but I understand it. Maybe you will when you grow up.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:53 PM   #13
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Not quite sure how to interpret that post, was it an insult or you telling me I'm young and you're wise? Superiority complex, talking down to me, it is such an ambiguous post, what did you mean.
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Old 07-18-2007, 08:55 PM   #14
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I don't understand you pierce. I didn't think the universe was anything except, well, the universe. :/
I just used a quote from The Big Lebowski and used it to fit it in the conversation.

My point is that the universe is nihilistic in nature, which is natural since all evidence shows that the universe is inanimate.
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Old 07-19-2007, 06:23 AM   #15
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