If you clicked on this page, either (1) you sense that there is a reason for our existence and wish to further explore that possibility, or (2) you randomly manipulated your computer keyboard with no intention of learning anything, since what's the point if life has no purpose?
If #1 applies to you, read on. If #2 applies, read on.
If there is a purpose to life, it makes sense to know what it is...
If everything was really haphazard and pointless, then asking “What is the purpose of life?” would itself be meaningless. But practical experience tells us there’s a reason for everything, even though sometimes it’s not obvious:
“Who left a mess in the kitchen?” (somebody did)
“I dunno.” (I don’t want to admit it was me)
To ask “why?” shows we’re willing to accept there is a purpose behind...