Ecclesiastes is a book in the Jewish and Christian biblical canon. Its author—traditionally held to be Solomon—is occupied with the notion that wickedness and death seem to mock all effort to find purpose in life. The book opens with the assertion that because life on Earth has no meaning, it should be enjoyed. It goes on to emphasize the universality of death. The apparent cynicism of the book is said to have distressed ancient rabbis. What memorable verse decries the pointlessness of life? Discuss
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It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value. -Hawking, Stephen
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“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~Anna Quindlen
“The best mirror is an old friend.” ~George Herbert
“May we hold fast to the resounding joy of the Lord. It is our divine, prevailing strength. It keeps our hearts built up, soaring above the pit of despair, propelling us in His glory to work unto Him and reach others. All that’s required is that we remain in close relationship with Him.” ~M Mitchell