Feeling uncomfortable? Yeah, me too. After all, we’re only talking about the underlying reason for being that gives your life meaning. No biggie.
Most of us avoid such lofty topics such as life purpose. Running around telling everyone about your God-given life purpose is obnoxious isn’t it? Besides, what makes you so special? Who the hell are you to have a purpose?
Not everyone feels that way of course. Aristotle (you may have heard of him), didn’t see purpose as lofty or divine. He saw it as a responsibility. He posited that we’re here on earth to promote “human flourishing”, both our own, and that of others. To him, flourishing is the highest good, and all actions must aim toward it.
So, from Aristotle’s perspective, the real question is: Who the h...