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Old 12-30-2011, 07:35 AM
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Default Re: Mortality and our fleeting legacy

Originally Posted by Typo View Post
Sounds like a bit of absurdism here. Although our actions are mostly meaningless in the grand scheme of things, we very much affect the people with whom we interact. I think this, rather than worrying about what's left after we're gone, should be our motive to live life to the fullest.
You didn't include the rest of the quote. The full quote was:

Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
Funny thing. We think we have something to say but it's all very temporary and, ultimately, it doesn't matter.

I don't mean for this to be heavy, just that I had such a strong sense of this while going through the anthologies. As Yesdog's sig says "It's all about fun people!"
It seems that you're advising that I should take an approach that I'm already taking ...?

Back in 2000 I had what I call "My Cosmic Experience". After it happened I boiled down the meaning of life to having fun and making yourself useful.
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