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halfspin's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by halfspin

I don't think purpose exists anymore than a first cause does. If "god" was the first cause and gives us a purpose...lets say to spend forever with him (why is he a he?) in heaven. What's the purpose of heaven? A place to hang out in eternal bliss while feeding god our perpetual gratefulness? After 100 trillion centuries or so one might be forced to ask themselves for what purpose? There's no end game that could make sense without an end. Living forever = no end (how does living forever not sound torturous to the religious?). Purpose comes from a closed system that will end from entropy. I've never met a religious person who can give me an endgame purpose for a first cause creator.

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:19:32 UTC | #931927