1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

What is the meaning of life?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by The Antipop, Sep 23, 2002.

  1. Ok, I am doing a project in philosophy at school and wonder if you could give me your opinions.

    What is the meaning of life?
  2. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Living up till the point that you die. In a world as wild and wooly as the one we live in, not much else can be inferred from this process we call life.
  3. 42

    - Wil
  4. HiFi


    Apr 20, 2002
    Southern California
    To Find Truth. Truth is not subjective either. Relative truth is a self-defeatist way of looking at things. I think I've found truth even though many would disagree.
  5. 42
  6. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    You're born, you die. What you do in between that determines YOUR meaning of life and the meaning of the other lives you chose to get involved with.

    We bass playing rodents can be deep at times. :D
  7. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay

    Or, there is no single meaning to life.

    I feel that my personal goal and purpose to live is to live a good life and help people while doing my music thing.

    Everyone has their own purpose.

  8. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Humans are social animals. Our purpose is to be social. Love, friendship, and just plain contact are what it is all about. Communication is what it is all about.
  9. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
  10. what? explain where '42' came from. I'm lost!

    I just finished cather in the rye a month ago for class, and theres a lot of talk about how life is a game, whether it is played or not. That's open for interpretation

    Personally, I'm sick of that book

    Also, i don't think the meaning of life just applies to humans. its a survival thing too. makin babies, y'know?
  11. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    You sure that's not the failed porn actor in you?! :D
  12. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    yep, that and 42. -and determining, on average, if cats can take out chickens at will. I think they can. My wife does not agree.

    Me - "C'mon, look at him! He's got teeth, claws, he kills stuff all the time!"
    My wife - "He's so cute and fluffy though, he'd just run away from a chicken!"

  13. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    or 42... depends on how you look at it
  14. Here's a clue ...
  15. cthesick


    Sep 12, 2002
    lawton OK
    the meaning of life is to live life. cant worry about death for it is the one constant in this world that is going to happen. now prolonging that variable is good by eating healthy and what not, but if you say from now on your never going to have a big fat juicy hamburger, whats the point.
  16. The meaning of your life is to send me money and nice basses. You're behind schedule, so get started.

    -Neil, Rev.
  17. the meaning of life is not to spen your entire life searching for meaning, but to live a life with meaning.
  18. What is the meaning of life?

    What do you mean?
  19. 42, but what is the question?
  20. The meaning of life is defined by consumption, elimination, and reproduction. The purpose of human life is (in my opinion) defined by the pursuit of happiness, regardless of how one chooses to do so (or even if said happiness is ever attained).

    That, and kickin' ass on bass! :D

Share This Page