THE MEANING OF LIFEGroup membersAamna AbbasiAli AwanAli Muslim
OUTLINEPurpose of life Aamna abbasiMeaningful life Ali awanValuable life Ali Muslim
Term “LIFE”• Lip: To remain• Lif: body• Life: the condition, quality or fact if being a living organism
MEANING OF LIFE: A QUESTION• Deep philosophical question• Different perspectives of individuals• No life if there is no meaning
• Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.” (khalil Jibran)
Two interpretations• Meaning = purpose – What is the meaning of life = What is the purpose of life?• Meaning = value – A meaningful life = A valuable life
PURPOSE OF LIFE• Purpose behind our lives and its activities• WANT or SHOULD• Live the present
• And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me. (Sahih International)• 51:56
PURPOSE AND WORSHIP• Removing obstacles and dirt from peoples way• Seeking knowledge• Social courtesy and cooperation• Receiving friend with a smile• Performing ones duties• Spending for one’s family
• Philosophy of life mine earth can be summed up as : Sunshine creates happiness and I create my self , nights are long and life is predominantly good, Wind is refreshing and Tea is wisdom .So do the best you can and be good to your self.•
Life has meaning because it has a purpose, direction, or results in something that lasts
“Being happy”From the moment of birth, every human being wants happiness and does not want suffering.
“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” Aristotle
Life & Happiness.• I believe wholeheartedly that we all want to be happy and successful : – Justice and fairness should be a constraint on our pursuit of happiness. – Actively Learn to make other people happy
• Happiness is the fuel of life.• Happiness has two frames :• The present moment and the future.