Prelude to The Meaning of Life
Is there a meaning for why we are here,
Or are we just animals driven by fear?
Is purpose contingent on ultimate truth,
Or is it determined by what we learn in our youth?
Is our reason to be something divine?
Or are we, the lost leading the blind?
Are the answers we seek, in a book on a shelf?
Or something we need to decide for ourselves.
Part 7 Loving You
Inspirations and Further Reading:
"The Principle of the Practical Effect uses
the following question to evaluate an idea, a belief, or a philosophy: What
are or would be the actual consequences or "effects" in practical living if
this or that idea, belief, or philosophy was accepted as true and then acted
upon? We are really asking whether or not a particular philosophy (or idea
or belief) can actually be lived. We may say we believe "X," but can we live
with the practical effects in which "X" would result?"
Quote by Dr. Jonathan Dolhenty from his essay "The Principle of the
For the full essay, visit the 'Radical Academy' web site at: