On Value, Purpose, and Meaning

A thought provoking article by my boyfriend.

World of Wordcraft

A question each person finds themselves asking at certain points in their life is “what meaning there is to life?” What is the purpose to all that we go through? We ask ourselves what and whom we value in our lives.

 

But for all the time we spend in life contemplating our own answers to these questions, how much time and consideration do we give to the questions themselves? Do we first devote ourselves properly to fully understanding the true meaning of the terms on which these questions are hinged?

Let us start there, in the definition of the key terms of these crucial questions. I believe that the term meaning may be accurately translated as that which carries enduring significance to the growth and / or the life of a person. Meaning may be given to an event, a person, or even an object tied to powerful memory.

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