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And are we worth it? Nobody has ever given me a satisfactory answer to the question of why we, homo sapiens, are here ;-)

This is in spite of the best minds and bodies throughout history being devoted to finding the answer. My best guess is that it doesn't matter.

teleology strikes...

why we are here, two answers:

  1. sheer random dumb luck

  2. no two people will have the same answer, because each makes their own contribution to the resolution to that existential tension.

it amuses me to think that it matters hugely, and not at all, simultaneously...


'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Mon Jun 28th, 2010 at 07:00:09 PM EST
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