What’s your Goal? Purpose of Life
“Where did we come from?” and “Where are we going?” are two central questions concerning the existence of humankind. Whether one believes in the existence of a God, the non-existence of a God, or chooses to remain undecided, these questions shape our attitude to life. This section will explore attitudes towards worldly matters such as wealth, status and fame and how these are dependent on our views on the purpose of life.
The American Dream.
America, the land of opportunity, inspires individuals and communities to acquire financial, societal and political successes. America provides the opportunity to serve God and achieve spiritual success too. The balance between worldly and spiritual success will be discussed in the differing aspirations of the American Dream.
Take Your Heart Back! What is meant by “idolizing” something?
Celebrities, influential people and the fantasies that they create have always shaped the world views of civilizations. However, idols of the present time tend to be more influential due to their visibility compared to those of the past. Idols of the present time will be compared to those of the past in an effort to critically evaluate their influence to capture the hearts of society and hence their true worthiness of the status of “idol”.
What is the meaning of life? What’s it all about?
The goal of life from the perspective of Islam will be compared with other religious and non-religious views.