Month: April 2019

What Is the Meaning of Life?

Usually we’re too busy rushing around living life to really ponder its meaning. But sometimes we can’t help wonder, what does it all mean? Why are we here?

Ah, the “rat race”—our darkly humorous term for how we relentlessly run on the endless treadmill of working, paying bills, running to and fro fulfilling family obligations and social responsibilities and ending up exhausted, only to do it again the next day.

We typically scurry around day to day, month to month and year to year, living life as if it has no end. Occasionally, though, we slow down from the maddening quest for “success”—pursuing money, love, fame, power … whatever—and ask ourselves some of the most profound questions in life: Why am I here? Is there more to life than just acquiring “stuff” or doing things? What is the meaning of life? Is there a reason, a purpose, to this existence?…