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What is the meaning of life?

"What is the meaning of life?" is a question many people ask themselves at some point during their lives, most in the context "What is the purpose of life?" Here are some of the many potential answers to this perplexing question:

Survival and temporal success

* accumulate wealth and increase social status
* advance natural human evolution, or to contribute to the gene pool of the human race
* advance technological evolution, or to actively develop the future human
* compete or co-operate with others
* destroy others who harm you, or to practice non-violence and non-resistance
* die having succeeded in your purpose
* gain and exercise power
* leave a legacy, such as a work of art or a book
* live
* produce offspring through sexual reproduction or asexual reproduction
* protect one's family
* pursue a dream, vision, or destiny
* seek freedom, either physically, mentally or financially
* seek ha…