So what’s the whole point of everything?
“What is the purpose of life?” is a question that probably keeps every human busy that has even a minimum amount of self-reflection.
A lot of people choose religion to answer this question. To each his own - I’m an atheist so that wasn’t an option for me. My idea of the purpose of life is quite simple: It’s life itself. There is no deeper meaning. Life - and that means all forms of life - is the most important thing in this universe.
But it’s not just life alone. A life alone is kind of pointless. There are countless studies that show that people are social beings and you can even die from loneliness. This did surprise me and to this day I can’t understand how it ever could surprise me. Werner Heisenberg theorized that maybe quantum particles are only observable when they interact with each other, so in a certain sense, they only exist when they interact, and I like to think that it’s...
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