the purpose of existence? A meaningful life.

The Big philosophical question since the dawn of civilization:  why are we here?                    ” The sphere upon which mortals come and go, has no end nor beginning that we know and none there is to tell us the truth,  whence do we come and whither do we go”  (  Rumi. 12th cen. Persian poet and thinker.)

” I believe i am not responsible for the meaningfulness or meaninglessness of life, but i am responsible for what i do with the life i have got”  ( Hermann Hesse.  Poet, writer. thinker. Literature Nobel Prize  laureate 1946)

” D’ou venons nous? Que sommes nous?  Ou allons nous?” ( where do we come from? what are  we? where are we going?)  Painting by French Impressionist painter Paul Gaugin. 19th. cent.

" D 'ou venons nous? que sommes nous? ou allons nous" Painting by French Impressionist Paul Gauguin

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