Category Archives: Meaning of Life?

Wisdom from the movie ‘Jackie’

The Priest: There comes a time in man’s search for meaning when one realizes that there are no answers. And when you come to that horrible, unavoidable realization, you accept it or you kill yourself. Or you simply stop searching… I … Continue reading

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Lucy: Thoughts on life’s purpose 

Professor Norman: For primitive beings like us, life seems to have only one single purpose: gaining time. And it is going through time that seems to be also the only real purpose of each of the cells in our bodies. … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein Counsels His Son on the Meaning of Life

Dear Tete, When I read your letters I am very much reminded of my youth. In one’s thoughts, one tends to set oneself against the world. One compares one’s own strengths with everything else, one alternates between despondency and self-assurance. … Continue reading

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