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Heartofthedark
11-20-2006, 01:26:45
ive always wanted to know a bunch of things:

- What is the meaning of life?

- Does space go on forever? and if it does how can it everything comes to an end?

- Where did we come from?

- Where are we going in life?

- What happens when you die?

If u have Q's post em and try to answer em

Adventure
11-26-2006, 11:56:10
I don’t have the answers to that questions, but I will try to answer them anyway. :P

- What is the meaning of life?

There’s no general meaning of life. We all just exist if we like it or not. The only meaning of life is what you lay in it. Just follow your heart and listen to your mind, figure out what’s really good and wrong and try to be a good person for good people and very important have fun in the mean time. Just don’t do things which doesn’t feel good to yourself or to others, unless they really deserve it. :P

(OMG I feel like a really bad preacher. :haha:).

- Does space go on forever? and if it does how can it everything comes to an end?

No space doesn’t go on forever, however it’s expanding. The main question is: if space has and end or borders if you prefer, what’s behind those borders?

- Where did we come from?

Ask your biology teacher (evolution, genetics, reproduction).

- Where are we going in life?

Everyone choose his own pad and there’s no way back. In the end we all die.

- What happens when you die?

Nobody can answer that, however energy never disappears.

Maniac
11-26-2006, 14:02:22
i agree wid adventure,i might put the answers in a different way but im too lazy to do that right now.

doglover
11-26-2006, 14:44:34
I think those questions aren't questions that you can ask someone else to answer...it's something that you have to understand by yourself while you're getting older.
About those questions about the space or where we come from, those are questions that other people can answer you...because, normally, it's the same for everybody, but the questions «What is the meaning of life?»; «Where are we going in life?» are questions that you cannot ask someone else to answer.
It's a question that only you can answer, nobody else. You can think that the meaning of your life is one thing, and your best friend (for example) thinks that the meaning of his life is another completely different thing. This can even happen between twins...they can look like you, have the same skills you do, even like the same stuff, but they never think like you.
That question about what happens when you die is a question 'related' to what you believe; the ones that believe in God, or are religious believe that we go to heaven, or maybe hell. But there are people that don't believe in God, and those can have completely different answers...

Maniac
11-26-2006, 15:03:42
I am one of those people who have recently stopped believing in god due to no external reason.
And when i think what would happen when i die,i the answer i get from myself is very heart breaking and depressing.
When we die,nothing happens..............we just die...........thats it.
THATS IT.THE END. Nothing,its like ur existance is totalllllly finish,no more of u.
Ur nothing,u cant think,cant live , nooooooothinnnnnnnnng.
People who love us cry for a while and then they get on with there lives and someday then will die also.
When we die,everything is lost about us,there is no more us,cuz we are dead.
Think about this for a bit and u would feel different.

doglover
11-26-2006, 15:16:08
I am one of those people who have recently stopped believing in god due to no external reason.
And when i think what would happen when i die,i the answer i get from myself is very heart breaking and depressing.
When we die,nothing happens..............we just die...........thats it.
THATS IT.THE END. Nothing,its like ur existance is totalllllly finish,no more of u.
Ur nothing,u cant think,cant live , nooooooothinnnnnnnnng.
People who love us cry for a while and then they get on with there lives and someday then will die also.
When we die,everything is lost about us,there is no more us,cuz we are dead.
Think about this for a bit and u would feel different.
I also stopped believing in God...I don't know why, but when I go to church, I just can't believe what they're saying...
And what you think about death is, in a certain way, the same way I think about it...
We just go *puuufff* and...well...we no longer exist...
In the church they say that suicide is...is...(what's the word, what's the word...)...they say that we shouldn't do it, because we hurt other people, the people that love us will be sad, and we'll make them suffer, and that we should go to hell because of it... I just don't believe it...
If someone commits suicide, it's because they no longer have anything to believe, no one to love, no one to hate...where's just nothing...So there's no one to hurt...nobody will cry for us...nobody will miss us...
If we wont hurt anybody when we commit suicide, why should we go to hell?...

Jess
11-26-2006, 16:00:59
I am a Christian (i don;t think anyone has picked up in that fact, yet) and I disagree. There si much after you die. Dying is not the end.

Hollandgirl
11-26-2006, 18:31:56
hmm this is different from the philosophy i've learned until now, but the questions are good, when i've got the time i'll try to answer them. But everybody has to know, these answers aren't answers, they're individual interpretations of life. What I mean is that they are your own opinion on life/death. You actually can't argue about them, well, you can, but it will never be useful, that's the same as arguing about wether red is a nice color or not.

Jess
11-26-2006, 18:34:15
Well correct an incorrect since there is only one life and many ways to interpert it. You only live once

Hollandgirl
11-26-2006, 18:41:13
Well, yeah, there is only one life, but that life is yours, so you can interpert it the way yóu want

Jess
11-26-2006, 18:52:14
But soem ways are worse thatn other of course.

Slimy Jim
11-29-2006, 22:52:16
A kind of dull answer, but the meaning of life (according to me, anyway) is..... to reproduce. All living organisms need to reproduce to ensure the survival of their species and to make sure that their genes are passed down through the generations.

"What happens when we die?"- I agree with Maniac in that there is nothing when we die. I think that death is the end and we do not experience anything afterwards. I myself do not fear death as every living thing dies eventually.

I hope I haven't made you depressed or anything now. These are just my views.

Adventure
11-30-2006, 08:24:42
But soem ways are worse thatn other of course.

But also that is just an interpretation of a person and not a fact. That it the problems with these questions about life and dead, good and wrong. There is no scientific proof, but we have these questions, so we fill them in to our standards, thoughts and believes. It?s just your perception of life and what you do with it. The more minds thinks alike, how greater the power is of their believe.

About the question is there life after dead. To be honest I think not, but how can I be certain, I don?t have proof for it. It only sounds very unlikely to me that there?s some other world after we die. And if there?s, I don?t think you will conscious there, so you won?t even realize it.
But this is only how I see it and think of it.

Hollandgirl
11-30-2006, 15:41:58
I'm going way too philosophic i guess, but I wanna try and tell you something about the philosophers from the Roman period. Maybe some already know this, maybe some don't.

I'm not sure how to translate 'zijnde'. It's something like 'being' but not in the way of a person 'being' something. It's just a word for everything that you can see, touch, feel etc.
Heraclitus was a man who believed that being streamed. His most famous 'saying' was: 'Panta rei' that means: 'Everything streams'. He compared life with a river. You can't step into a river twice, because then already the water you have stepped in, has streamed away and you step into other water, so that's not the same river as before. He also said that if you look at something, it is excactly what you see. If it moves, then it really does move. That's the difference between him and Parminedes.

Parminedes believed the being is not. He believes everything you see, hear, touch, feel etc. is not really what you see. Everything you sense is not true. He believed that the being can't stream, because it is not. He believes the being can't transform, because it is not. It's pretty hard to explain, but I kinda get what he thought, though i don't agree with it.

Democritus was way ahead of his time. He already thought things were build with atoms. Those atoms couldn't transform or move. But the mistake he made was that he thought that hard things were build with sharp-edged atoms and liquids were build with round, smaller atoms and a soul was build with round, very small, almost non-existing atoms. That's not true, ofcourse.

Pythagoras, you all must've heard from him, believed the being was build with numbers. He figured out that the length of a string had something to do with the tone. He thought everything existed out of numbers.

And there are lots and lots of greek philosophers who thought about that being in a different way.

What i tried to explain, is that even back then, they thought about life, death and being different. So there will never be a good answer for the questions. Everyone will look at it in a different way. I'm not trying to insult the thread-starte, but I don't think there are answers to the questions, so trying to get an answer is kinda useless. But i think this thread is a good idea, because it makes you think about life and that's good, every once in a while ;)

Maniac
12-01-2006, 06:00:54
whoa,we have a couple of scientists here.
Cool.

Hollandgirl
12-02-2006, 10:31:29
@Maniac: lol, not scientists, I know this cuz i have a subject called KCV at school, that stands for Klassieke Culturele Vorming, that means something like Classical Cultural 'somethin' (dunno what that last one means in english). And I had a test on philosophy lately, so i had ta learn it, and i liked it pretty much. And i have to make a newspaper with my friend on a famous philosopher. So that's kinda why i know something about it

doglover
12-19-2006, 11:16:43
Life can be compared to a computer game...
There are always the enemies that we have to avoid. We have to find out who is a good and who is bad...it's hard, and we only know that after a long time...
There are also the paths that we have to follow...and an ending...
Though, there are some differences...
In real life, we always have to choose very well the paths that we need to follow to reach the end, since there's no way back...People normally want a second change, more time to give it another try, unfortunately, things don't work like that, and we have to stick around in the reality and don't fall in our own dreams and hopes. It's a sad thing though..
When we play a computer game, there is normally that option called "Save/Load", that way we can save our game, and, later, we go there and continue playing our game. How cool would it be if that option really existed in real life? Everytime something is going wrong, we simply have to click the button and then, some days, weeks, months or even years later, when we are feeling completely ready to face the problem, we click the button and 'taddan', our life is back and we can handle everything again...
It's not that good though, people would stop facing their problems, and soon the world would be all full of cowards that were just too chicken to face their own problems...

ThemePark
12-20-2006, 20:20:31
Now THAT way of seeing life I can relate to! :D :P

SimplyCrazy
12-21-2006, 18:59:01
I am one of those people who have recently stopped believing in god due to no external reason.
And when i think what would happen when i die,i the answer i get from myself is very heart breaking and depressing.
When we die,nothing happens..............we just die...........thats it.
THATS IT.THE END. Nothing,its like ur existance is totalllllly finish,no more of u.
Ur nothing,u cant think,cant live , nooooooothinnnnnnnnng.
People who love us cry for a while and then they get on with there lives and someday then will die also.
When we die,everything is lost about us,there is no more us,cuz we are dead.
Think about this for a bit and u would feel different.

I've been thinking of this since I've been very little, since I grew up in a none-christian home. I've come to the conclusion that ofcourse it's weird how we can just cease to exist, but still... I'm not afraid, because if I don't exist, I can't feel a thing and I'll have nothing to fear. Besides; isn't it as weird how we just start existing?

Maniac
12-23-2006, 20:17:36
omg simply crazy,do u have msn,i feel this cool wave bw us.

SimplyCrazy
12-24-2006, 17:02:46
Sure :wink: ragnes_7@hotmail.com

Hitman
02-13-2007, 18:42:27
Hey there!
Nice Thread but I don't think you should concern your self with those questions yet, there is still plenty time left, here a little advicy: Don't concern your self with such things, have fun while you're young and when you grow older you will see,everything will change:alc:

Heartofthedark
02-13-2007, 18:53:47
Life can be compared to a computer game...
There are always the enemies that we have to avoid. We have to find out who is a good and who is bad...it's hard, and we only know that after a long time...
There are also the paths that we have to follow...and an ending...
Though, there are some differences...
In real life, we always have to choose very well the paths that we need to follow to reach the end, since there's no way back...People normally want a second change, more time to give it another try, unfortunately, things don't work like that, and we have to stick around in the reality and don't fall in our own dreams and hopes. It's a sad thing though..
When we play a computer game, there is normally that option called "Save/Load", that way we can save our game, and, later, we go there and continue playing our game. How cool would it be if that option really existed in real life? Everytime something is going wrong, we simply have to click the button and then, some days, weeks, months or even years later, when we are feeling completely ready to face the problem, we click the button and 'taddan', our life is back and we can handle everything again...
It's not that good though, people would stop facing their problems, and soon the world would be all full of cowards that were just too chicken to face their own problems...

that is a nice view and one we can all probably relate to


I am one of those people who have recently stopped believing in god due to no external reason.
And when i think what would happen when i die,i the answer i get from myself is very heart breaking and depressing.
When we die,nothing happens..............we just die...........thats it.
THATS IT.THE END. Nothing,its like ur existance is totalllllly finish,no more of u.
Ur nothing,u cant think,cant live , nooooooothinnnnnnnnng.
People who love us cry for a while and then they get on with there lives and someday then will die also.
When we die,everything is lost about us,there is no more us,cuz we are dead.
Think about this for a bit and u would feel different.

i dont believe in that because think about it ur always u like grr its hard to explain but when u die do u just stop thinking or do u know whats going on and if so then how do u continue to be you? its hard to explain sorry if u dont get it
also i hope you turn around and start believining god again


I don’t have the answers to that questions, but I will try to answer them anyway. :P

- What is the meaning of life?

There’s no general meaning of life. We all just exist if we like it or not. The only meaning of life is what you lay in it. Just follow your heart and listen to your mind, figure out what’s really good and wrong and try to be a good person for good people and very important have fun in the mean time. Just don’t do things which doesn’t feel good to yourself or to others, unless they really deserve it. :P

(OMG I feel like a really bad preacher. :haha:).

- Does space go on forever? and if it does how can it everything comes to an end?

No space doesn’t go on forever, however it’s expanding. The main question is: if space has and end or borders if you prefer, what’s behind those borders?

- Where did we come from?

Ask your biology teacher (evolution, genetics, reproduction).

- Where are we going in life?

Everyone choose his own pad and there’s no way back. In the end we all die.

- What happens when you die?

Nobody can answer that, however energy never disappears.

i believe there is a meaning to life but we find out when we go to heaven
i believe that the question of space going on forever is an never ending riddle that we will never find out
i dont believe that science is the total reason we came from nor do i believe that god is i think its a mix of both meaning god created the genetics or cells or whatever for life and he chose a path for us to go and now we are following it
i agree with u sort of for the question where are we going in life
when we die i believe we either go to heaven or hell and if your soul cant find it you are forever bound to the earth
:) those are kinda my answers

(hee hee ive never seen one of my threads be near the top ^^)

Heartofthedark
02-15-2007, 01:54:09
i have a question that doesnt have to do with questions of life have you ever thought where is everyone here at gamershood going to be in 10 years :'( i mean i might forget the site mods might leave gamershood might close down and not be popular >.< or think about 30-40 years i hate to think of what might happen to the adults on gamershood :'( and what might happen to me! i might not be alive i mean i have a bad health record and im only 14 AHHH whats gunna happen to us all!!!! (im sorry but i always think like that)

Chris-ov-Donny
02-15-2007, 02:11:22
Thats actually quite a good question. Where will we be in 10 years time and what will happen to the site. I'll have to think about that

Heartofthedark
02-15-2007, 02:12:19
not so much what will happen to the site more of what will happen to us like will we still be here or will we leave the site or what

doglover
02-17-2007, 17:22:30
i have a question that doesnt have to do with questions of life have you ever thought where is everyone here at gamershood going to be in 10 years :'( i mean i might forget the site mods might leave gamershood might close down and not be popular >.< or think about 30-40 years i hate to think of what might happen to the adults on gamershood :'( and what might happen to me! i might not be alive i mean i have a bad health record and im only 14 AHHH whats gunna happen to us all!!!! (im sorry but i always think like that)
To be honest I don't really like to think about those things, I rather forget the past, life the present, and think about the future only when I need to take a very serious decision...

awesome
02-17-2007, 17:25:18
everything is very confusing i wonder wat the meaning of life is though

Hitman
02-17-2007, 20:11:45
i have a question that doesnt have to do with questions of life have you ever thought where is everyone here at gamershood going to be in 10 years :'( i mean i might forget the site mods might leave gamershood might close down and not be popular >.< or think about 30-40 years i hate to think of what might happen to the adults on gamershood :'( and what might happen to me! i might not be alive i mean i have a bad health record and im only 14 AHHH whats gunna happen to us all!!!! (im sorry but i always think like that)
wow,nice question,why did u have to post it, you made me ask that question to my self too,I'll miss ya all :P

doglover
02-24-2007, 04:15:22
everything is very confusing i wonder wat the meaning of life is though
Well, the meaning of life, just like it was said before, isn't something you can ask another person to answer you. It is something you have to find out by yourself, ya see, everyone's unique, everyone's got its own personality, I doubt that, in the whole world, you would find two people with the exact same personality. When we talk about the meaning of life, we have in consideration our life. There are no two people living the same life, it's just impossible.
So, when it comes to the meaning of life, you have a few ways, either you can seek the answer deep in yourself, or you can compare your opinions with other's opinions, and then get a conclusion.
I still don't know the meaning of life, and maybe no one really does know the meaning of life. And I don't think that you need to know the meaning of life to live, just simply live, try to make your dreams come true, try not to choose the easier ways, and, above all, remember: It's your life, not other's life. :wink:

ForeverJoseph
10-31-2007, 21:24:20
my answers:
what is the meaning of life-
to have friends,to laff,to love,to die