Positive Psychology, Wisdom

3 Things You Can Do To Make Life Worth Living

Does Life Matter?

In the grandest scheme of things, life doesn’t matter. We are all eventually going to fade away while the universe itself lasts for infinity.

But on earth, given how the human species have taken to form, and how rare it is for human beings to emerge, life does matter.

There is no other view one can take that is productive to our existence. We’ve come to exist – might as well make the best of it.

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Affect change in your immediate surroundings

Most people don’t think in so grand a scheme. For people – their immediate surroundings, the immediate implications of their existence matter more.

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What can we do?

There are certain routes one can take to make their life matter:

  1. We can, and in my opinion, should affect change in our local or global communities – whether it is in our family, friends, or organizations of which we are a part.
  2. We could also devote ourselves to consuming any form of art – literature, music, movies, paintings, architecture – and sense wonder at the ability of human beings to create objects of such magnificence.
  3. Or devote ourselves to creating – inventing things, writing books or symphonies, creating a blog, developing a hobby.

Life itself matters only temporarily, but the gift of each life can be made to matter by applying oneself in a pursuit of a goal.

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Further reading

I’ve written a book about the complicated history of our knowledge and some other wonderful things that make our life worth living. Check it out here.

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