Journal of Philosophy of Life 9 (1):1-15 (2019)

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In his book, The Human Predicament, David Benatar claims that our individual lives and human life, in general, do not make a difference beyond Earth and, therefore, are meaningless from the vast, cosmic perspective. In this paper, I will explain how what we do matters from the cosmic perspective. I will provide examples of how human beings have transcended our limits, thereby giving human life some meaning from the cosmic perspective. Also, I will argue that human life could become even more meaningful by making some fundamental achievements, such as determining how life originated.
Keywords Meaning of Life  Cosmic Perspective  Origin of Life  Origin of Universe  David Benatar
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Achievement.Gwen Bradford - 2015 - Oxford University Press.
Meaning in Life: An Analytic Study.Thaddeus Metz - 2013 - Oxford University Press.

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