Kreeft on the Meaning Of Life

The following is a quick jot that from Peter Kreeft’s article The Historical Argument for God at Strange Notions.

“…Life is a story. Stories are not told by idiots. In J. R. R. Tolkien’s great epic The Lord of the Rings, Frodo and Sam are crawling through the slag heaps of Mordor desperately attempting to fulfill their perilous quest when Sam stops to ask, “I wonder what kind of story we’re in, Mr. Frodo?” It is a great question, a concrete way of asking the abstract question, “What is the meaning of life?” That the question is asked at all shows that we are in a story, not a jumble, and a story points to a storyteller…”

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