To the best of our scientific knowledge, human life has no meaning. The meaning of life is always a fictional story created by us humans.
Let us remind ourselves of the correct terminology. What it means to be theist, deist or pantheist?
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Life has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change. Paradox being that life is a mystery and therefore don’t waste your time trying to figure it out. Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure. And be aware that that nothing ever stays the same, everything changes.
Scientists believe that every occurrence, including the affairs of human beings, is due to the laws of nature. Therefore a scientist cannot be inclined to believe that the course of events can be inﬂuenced by prayer, or by any other supernaturally manifested wish.
Love is about the best thing that can happen to anyone and, if you love someone, there is no possible harm in saying so. There are several kinds of love …
Marriage – the most meaningful relationship there is in all human life and it can be whatever you decide to make it. There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.
God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. What water is there for us to clean ourselves? What festivals of atonement, what sacred games shall we have to invent? Is not the greatness of this deed too great for us? Must we ourselves not become gods simply to appear worthy of it?
The God of the Old Testament – a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
We used to say “the bee’s knees” to a person or something that was wonderful, great, or marvellous. And as a matter of fact there is truly something magnificent about the bees in themselves. Let’s look at the most popular kind — the honey bees.
Traditional agriculture uses about 70 percent of the water on our planet. That’s alarmingly high number, especially when one considers how irreplaceably important the water is to all life surrounding us.
Time, as a line we travel along, is simply a mathematical abstraction that helps us understand the world. All of the existence is contained within “now.” The future and the past are not “places” that physically exist. The future is a prediction, and the past is a memory. Nothing more.
Did you know that about 70 percent of US foodstuff’s final retail price comes from transportation, storage, and handling, rather than from the actual food production?