Reply To: What’s the Purpose of Life?

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wheelerrj
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    OK, I agree that it is quite possible that our sophistication is only the result of adapting to and furtherance of existence. However; my work in psychology indicates that thinking humans want more than just adapting to immediate struggles for existence. An imperative seems to be built into us to want knowledge of the cause/s of it all. There seems to be a mystical mysterious intention that caused the pattern of developing complexity and self-organization of nature. Those people that have a sense of purpose beyond personal existence have most health, well-being, & performance.