Everything Doesn't Happen for a Reason

#61
In any game you agree to play knowing that you may lose. The game starts with an element of randomness, but there is strategy and choice involved also. Whether you come out the winner or the loser is not relevant. The game creates an interesting story and experience with those you're in a relationship with and so the game is meaningful.

Was there a reason at the beginning? Yes: to experience the game and its meaningful outcome. Was there a reason the dice fell where they did? No (not entirely).

We must distinguish between the pre-game reason, the post-hoc reason and the element of randomness which is the blank canvas upon which meaning can be painted.
 
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#62
In any game you agree to play knowing that you may lose. The game starts with an element of randomness, but there is strategy and choice involved also. Whether you come out the winner or the loser is not relevant. The game creates an interesting story and experience with those you're in a relationship with and so the game is meaningful.

Was there a reason at the beginning? Yes: to experience the game and its meaningful outcome. Was there a reason the dice fell where they did? No (not entirely).

We must distinguish between the pre-game reason, the post-hoc reason and the element of randomness which is the blank canvas upon which meaning can be constructed.
Great analogy! But this is one hell of a game we're playing.
 
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In any game you agree to play knowing that you may lose. The game starts with an element of randomness, but there is strategy and choice involved also. Whether you come out the winner or the loser is not relevant. The game creates an interesting story and experience with those you're in a relationship with and so the game is meaningful.

Was there a reason at the beginning? Yes: to experience the game and its meaningful outcome. Was there a reason the dice fell where they did? No (not entirely).

We must distinguish between the pre-game reason, the post-hoc reason and the element of randomness which is the blank canvas upon which meaning can be painted.

A peek at the possible reality behind the human comedy. The key to this for me is the apparent detached alienness to the human of the perspective of souls that this implies. Such an alienness to the human seems to be the most reasonable interpretation of this sort of theory of our existence on the Earth.
 
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