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Teleology (Philosophy of Meaning)-Why are we all here? What is the meaning of life?

Scientists reach into the cosmos which intelligent messages in hopes of a returned intelligent message so they can discover “extra terrestrial life”. They get intelligent messages in the DNA and Cosmos design which is highly intelligent but they reject that it comes from intelligence.

  1. What is the meaning of life?

    1. Atheist: Existentialism – We have no meaning (purpose) except to live the best life we can & then die

    2. Non Theist: Buddhism – The meaning of life is to escape the cycle of pain & achieve perfect bliss (Nirvana)

    3. Pantheist: Hinduism – The meaning of life is to escape the cycle of reincarnation and achieve perfect oneness with the universe. (Moksha)

    4. Atheist: Humanism – The meaning/purpose of life is to live well and be productive toward all humanity and then die.

    5. Theism: Biblical Christianity – The meaning of life is to glorify God the Creator and enjoy Him forever.

    6. Theism: Islam and/or Mormonism - (For Men) The meaning of life is to achieve heaven and perfect eternal sexual gratification for one’s self by fulfilling the stringent requirements given by a prophet in his holy book. (For Women) - the meaning of life is to serve the man so that you can die and be his sexual slave for all eternity - both Mormonism and Islam

    7. Deism: Secular Humanism mixed with theistic language - The meaning of life is living with liberty and the unhindered pursuit of happiness. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – Thomas Jefferson, Deist, Primary Author of the Declaration of Independence for the United States