We all aspire to be better versions of ourselves - to expand our minds, to attain greater knowledge, and to experience life in all its complexities. Yet, one day, we may find ourselves losing everything we have ever achieved, every person we have ever met, and every memory we have ever created.
We awaken to a new life, with no recollection of the lives we have lived before. This cycle of rebirth is an emotional rollercoaster, as we experience every emotion imaginable. At times, we feel a sense of emptiness and hollowness, as if we are nothing more than a mere shadow of our former selves.
The cycle of life and death is an endless ride, and no matter how far our technology advances, or how many dimensions we explore, death remains an inevitable reality. We may wonder if it is all worth it - if it is better to be something than to become nothing.
As I reflect on these existential questions, I am reminded of Douglas Adams' famous quip in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," that the answer to the meaning of life is 42. Perhaps, in the end, the meaning of life is not some profound truth that we must uncover, but simply a reminder to embrace each moment, to make the most of the life we have, and to never stop asking questions. Infinity was published on Feb 01, 2014
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