Qumi's picture

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each of us is born with a life purpose. Identifying, acknowledging, and
Honoring this purpose is perhaps the most important action successful people take.
They take the time to understand what they're here to do -- and then
they pursue that with passion and enthusiasm.

kaput's picture

what is life purpose?

On what do you base your thesis that we are born with a life purpose?

What do you mean by life purpose?

I'm not claiming that it is untrue or true. I think that such a dramatic statement should be accompanied with the supporting evidences or arguments. Even hearing it through channeling is good enough but something. Otherwise any honoring is pointless.

kaput | Thu, 07/30/2009 - 08:17
happy's picture

ego-based purpose or servant-based purpose

The issue indeed is the definition of "purpose".

It makes sense that all this well orchestrated and carefully designed world - the human apparatus, the organisms, animals, the cosmos, the DNA - is not accidental. Therefore, its components must have inherent purposes in the absolute aspect and as relative purpose as components in the whole machine.

But here comes the big question: is it the dry purpose you are talking about? the man as a tiny marginal part of the whole or some ego-based mission to the world like being a savior, a techer etc.

Will a purpose of being the food for the worm will satisfy you? Will a purpose to produce carbon for the balance of the cosmic ecology will satisfy you? If not, first work on your ego. You may have a special glorious purpose but the more important issue is your need for such a purpose. This is the work one has to do until he/she reaches humility.

happy | Thu, 07/30/2009 - 10:39
Phroggy's picture


The assumption is that there is a design and so there must be an external designer, and therefore this designer must have a purpose. Oddly, perhaps, the 'designer' is within the design, and creates from within it. Therefore, purpose is whatever you declare it to be. It functions as though there is a purpose because you have a purpose, not the other way around.

Phroggy | Fri, 07/31/2009 - 03:45
happy's picture

This is not what I said

This is not what I said. You are drawing your own conclusions and deviating from the issue.

The fact that the world is carefully designed does not say that there is a designer in the sense of a conscious subject, a separate entity, this is only a reasoning of the mind and anyway this is not the issue here at all.

If you contemplate on the deep meaning of purpose. What it truly means when we say purpose beyond the trivial connotation, you will discover that it is a synonym for a force within a well-designed system that cannot be regarded as a result of an accidental chaotic circumstances. Understanding this the heart will lead you forward.

happy | Fri, 07/31/2009 - 08:58
Phroggy's picture

The issue indeed is the definition of "purpose".

Well, the 'issue' seems to be purpose. "Purpose" is the title given to the blog, and 'purpose' is what I addressed. Where is the deviation?

As far as drawing my own conclusions, I suppose this can be said. Is there someone elses conclusions I should be adhering to?

Perhaps what you mean is that I did not accept the foundation on which you based your conclusions, and therefore failed to address your conclusions?

As to what you said.:

You say the world is designed and orchestrated. Doesn't this imply a designer/orchestrator? The conclusion that you then draw for yourself (Gasp!) is that this creator must have had a purpose for 'us'. So, how was that not what you said?

Phroggy | Sat, 08/01/2009 - 03:06