Verse 1: All of the true things that I am about to tell you are shameless lies.
Verses 2-4: In the beginning, God created the earth, and he looked upon it in His cosmic loneliness.
And God said, "Let Us make living creatures out of mud, so the mud can see what We have done." And God created every living creature that now moveth, and one was man. Mud as man alone could speak. God leaned close as mud as man sat up, looked around, and spoke. Man blinked. "What is the purpose of all this?" he asked politely.
"Everything must have a purpose?" asked God.
"Certainly," said man.
"Then I leave it to you to think of one for all this," said God.
And He went away. "
Verse 5: Live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.
First Book of Bonkonon
Have you not heard? We are slaves to capitalism. The purpose is to generate as much capital as we can. Why? Because some rich fat men fooled us into thinking that is what we want. We are slaves to the degenerate lives we have been brought up to lead, slaves to our wants, impulses and fears.
Do you not agree? Then join the revolution.. Oh wait, there is no revolution. I guess we are all too lazy after a day of meaningless labor to care too much when we get home, and besides, there is a football game on TV.
Or, you can just try to be happy and creative, to learn and enjoy life and be a positive force in the lives of others. Your choice.
My purpose is to pour sand into the machinery and challenge what is considered "meaningful living" these days. My choice.
See, that's my kind of humor.
But seriously, we need radical change, and I am trying to make my small contribution to the global awakening that seems to be happening even now.