[ExI] Meaning in life (Was: Who has a vote that counts?)

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 13:59:52 UTC 2020

On 2020. Aug 2., Sun at 12:17, Stathis Papaioannou via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, 2 Aug 2020 at 19:27, Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Well, I’m sure many atheists are very good and moral people who find
>> meaning in life, but I also think they are sad. Thinking that I’ll never
>> see my loved departed ones would make me extremely sad, to the point of
>> choosing to log off.
> You can't believe something just because it would make you happy if it
> were true.

Sure I can. If truth means unhappiness, then screw truth. I choose to
believe that either there are natural (or feel free to call them
supernatural) mechanisms of afterlife/resurrection in the universe, or
we’ll engineer such mechanisms and find ways ti bring everyone back.

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