desire ‘n’ meaning

“Desiring is eternal… fulfilment is scanty…” p. 95

 “Life may not have a built-in purpose, but that is not to say that it is futile.” p. 102

“… this suggests that it is humanity which is the source of meaning, while Yahweh is the source of being.” p. 132

“We are by nature… sociable animals, who must cooperate or die; but we are also individual beings who seek our own fulfilment. To be individuated is an activity of our species being, not a condition at odds with it.” p. 167

The Meaning of Life, Terry Eagleton, 2007

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