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Purpose of Life

Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:51 pm
by ThinkingJim
I like to subject my views to skepticism, so I'm still working out the kinks in this.

In the beginning there was infinite potential. This infinite potential was God. God became aware of itself but could not experience itself because it was infinite and things can only exist in a finite form (after all, everything around you is finite), so God actualized it’s potential and became finite in the form of the universe, meaning everything and everyone is God (still working out the contradiction of how God can be aware of itself yet only experience itself when finite). So, God created the universe to experience itself, but it did not just want to experience itself as a tree or a dog or a human, it wanted to experience it’s essence, so the souls that inhabit various life-forms, through the process of reincarnation starting from the lowest forms of life and going toward the highest gradually evolves until it becomes God-like, perfect. Once perfect, this is God experiencing itself, and after a soul reaches perfection and thus no longer has to reincarnate, it merges with God, which would be the greatest bliss possible. And after all souls merge back with God, the process starts over again but this time with the lessons learned from the previous universe incorporated into the new universe. So the purpose of man, or the soul of man, is to become perfect, the purpose of man in a particular life is to grow, which you do through the experiences of life and your use of free will. You supposedly choose your parents and family to meet your particular growth needs and also program certain life experiences into your incarnation.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:02 pm
by OlegTheBatty
Atty For The Defence: Objection, Your Honor. Assumes facts not in evidence.

Judge: Sustained. Claimant's testimony is stricken from the record until proper evidence is placed before the court.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:31 pm
by Nikki Nyx
ThinkingJim wrote:In the beginning...
When was this, exactly?
ThinkingJim wrote:...there was infinite potential.
According to what theory? Potential for what, exactly?
ThinkingJim wrote:This infinite potential was God.
How do you know, since no one was there to witness this?
ThinkingJim wrote:God became aware of itself but could not experience itself...
How does the process of awareness of self without experience of self occur? There's nothing of which to be aware without experience of self.

You appear to have numerous kinks thus far.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:12 am
by Matthew Ellard
ThinkingJim wrote:In the beginning there was infinite potential. This infinite potential was God.
Why not an infinite number of Gods then? Why not an infinite number of Devils as well? Your logic is flawed. :D

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:08 am
by Gord
The purpose of life is to gather nutrients together into small, efficient, edible forms that will bring themselves closer to my mouth. Examples include grapes, sardines, and crickets. (Apparently I live in an underwater, cricket-infested vineyard.)

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:04 am
by Lance Kennedy
The purpose of life is to gather edibles, ferment them, and then distill them into a form that puts a big fat smile on my face.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:35 am
by ElectricMonk
The purpose of life is to accelerate the heat death of the universe.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:59 pm
by Gawdzilla Sama
Where do these {!#%@} come from?

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:49 pm
by scrmbldggs
:hmm: That's a trick question, ain't it?

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:26 pm
by Nikki Nyx
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Where do these {!#%@} come from?
There's a breeding farm in Kentucky.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:49 pm
by Gawdzilla Sama
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Where do these {!#%@} come from?
There's a breeding farm in Kentucky.

Anywhere south of I-44 for local produce.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:27 pm
by Nikki Nyx
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Where do these {!#%@} come from?
There's a breeding farm in Kentucky.

Anywhere south of I-44 for local produce.
Fruits and nuts?

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:30 pm
by Gawdzilla Sama
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Where do these {!#%@} come from?
There's a breeding farm in Kentucky.

Anywhere south of I-44 for local produce.
Fruits and nuts?

No gay plague down here, ya Yankee faggot!

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:27 pm
by bobbo_the_Pragmatist
Nikki Nyx wrote:
ThinkingJim wrote:This infinite potential was God.
How do you know, since no one was there to witness this?


More word playish: since God is "everything" isn't the potential all used up? aka: "There is no potential, there only is."

Yes.....I think that is the more devastating response........potentially.............. showing I'm no God, I have potential instead.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:49 pm
by Nikki Nyx
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Nikki Nyx wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Where do these {!#%@} come from?
There's a breeding farm in Kentucky.

Anywhere south of I-44 for local produce.
Fruits and nuts?

No gay plague down here, ya Yankee faggot!
Yankees?! New Englanders HATE the Yankees!

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:44 am
by Gawdzilla Sama
You mean Boston on south, right?

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:51 am
by Nikki Nyx
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:You mean Boston on south, right?
All of NE...except parts of Connecticut which we'd be perfectly willing to cede to the Tri-State area. That they don't belong in NE is evidenced by their pathetic driving skills. :P

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:44 am
by Cygnus_X1
"Purpose of Life"

The entire universe was created so that I could eat curried chicken and rice fajitas.

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:03 am
by Matthew Ellard
Cygnus_X1 wrote:"Purpose of Life"

The entire universe was created so that I could eat curried chicken and rice fajitas.

Hmmmm.....well, in that case, feel sorry for all of us who simply have minor roles in achieving this great destiny for the universe. :D

Re: Purpose of Life

Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:03 pm
by digress
ThinkingJim wrote:In the beginning there was infinite potential.


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