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The Meaning Of Life


The Existence of Intrinsic Meaning in the Universe

Nathanael Garrett Novosel, May 6 2020

Many people ask about the intrinsic meaning of life and the universe.  Here, we're assuming that they mean inherent purpose or significance.  This is a difficult question since if they mean it literally (i.e., literally in the universe), then the answer is no.  If they mean ingrained in all living organisms (i.e., in all life), then the answer is y...

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The 3-Word Game with The Meaning of Life

Nathanael Garrett Novosel, April 16 2020

Someone on Quora asked me to play the three-word game with the meaning of life, so here it is—the meaning of life in as few words as possible: In one word: Growth. In three words: Growth through experience. In the minimum number required to explain all eight of the components I identified:

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The Unified Theory of Meaning

Nathanael Garrett Novosel, February 12 2020

"What if everyone is right?" As a gullible person with ASD, I often listened to whatever I was told as a child.  I've never done drugs or smoked.  I followed all the rules.  I got good grades.  I adopted the beliefs and advice of adults around me.  As a result, arguments over politics, religion, philosophy, and human behavior fascinated me because...

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