What is the purpose of life?

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  1. deadday

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    Well, a little over a year ago, I'd've probably said that it was to suffer.....nowadays, it's making sure that this guy right here grows into the man I never could be:

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    Great picture. I have the same goal x3 (and some similar pictures).
     

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    Awwwwwwwwwww :hearts:

    I love seeing pics of that little angel! :hearts:
     
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    Great pic! Good lookin kid you got deadday.

    I got 3 myself...and gotta agree with you. For me its about them growing up to be good people and enjoying being a family. Nothing else really matters.
     
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    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

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    What is the purpose of life?

    Well, I can tell you it's NOT to work 50-60 hours every week, just to pay bills and barely exist, that's for sure...

    If we didn't have to work and everything was free, what would we do?

    Think of the creative forces that would be unleashed and allowed to bloom, instead of being suppressed and forgotten by the mind-numbing repetitious work we have to do, day after day?
     
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    Carrys Inquisitive

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    Might I suggest a career change sir?


    Just for your emotional health of course.:whistling:
     
  8. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women.
     
  9. deadday

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    ...that's recreation...:wavey:
     
  10. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    some religeous zealots feel our purpose is to worship a higher being (as in feed "his" ego).

    some feel it is to suffer to prove themselves worthy of grace in the after life.


    some simply have become victims of modern life and have to work like a dog to give their families the basics of a good life and time to think about "God" is very limited.

    which ever you subscribe to i commend you on your goal of ensuring your son grows in to a descent man and your duty in seeing that he gets farther in life than you have.

    the pic is great btw.
     
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    I think my suffering was more in an attempt to atone for the wrongs I've done...not for any advancement in the afterlife, maybe more to restore my Karma....
     
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    Life is an individualized curriculum designed to give you the spiritual power and cohesion you need to survive the transition; "integration" if you will.

    Be the man you want your child to become. Freedom from sin is not a matter of controlling behavior; it's about having the character that results in right-behavior. You can be that person, and there's no points awarded for "trying".
     
  13. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Great observation DD. I think part of parental process is killing the demons in our own lives so they don't continue on to the next generation and instilling in our kids the things we were never able to do b/c of said-demons.
     
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    When I read the thread title, and saw the OP's name, I immediately thought, "Ryan".
     
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    pathetic, isn't it? :rofl:
     
  17. Sam Spade

    Sam Spade Staff Member Lifetime Member

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    Both answers are correct, but incomplete.

    Best wishes for you.
     
  18. Chad Landry

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    "Noble" is more the word I was thinking.
     
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    The wife and I are expecting our first baby in May... I can tell you my priorities in life have definitely changed.
     
  20. Chad Landry

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    I have two of my own, and they changed my priorities a bit.

    However, you'd have to know some of deadday's history to understand just how big of a life changer this one is.

    The man definitely has a noble purpose, and I'm thinkin' that Ryan may well be that noble purpose. All the evidence points in that direction.

    To deadday: :cheers: