The meaning of life
I've been thinking carefully about the meaning of life.
It's a tried concept that there's some inherent meaning to our daily existence. At one end of the spectrum of the discussion there's religious piety. At the other, nihilism.
I've heard the meaning of life is to be happy. To help others. To exist peacefully. These are platitudes that offer no tangible behavior prescriptions.
You might say the meaning of life is to be happy. To act according to a set of virtues