From Hmolpedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

In terms, purpose (TR:400) (LH:3) (TL:403) refers to []


The following are related quotes:

“You cannot contest the inestimable benefit which I shall confer on all mankind, to the last generation, by discovering a passage near the pole to those countries, to reach which at present so many months are requisite; or by ascertaining the secret of the magnet. Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.”
Mary Shelley (1818), Frankenstein (§:Letter 1) [1]
“The path to my fixed purpose is laid with iron rails, whereon my soul is grooved to run.”
Herman Melville (1851), Moby Dick (§37: Sunset; character: Ahab)
“The purpose of life is to hydrogenate carbon dioxide.”
— Michael Russell (2010), “dialogue with Sean Carroll[2]

End matter

See also


  1. Shelley, Mary. (1818). Frankenstein: the Modern Prometheus. (txt) Publisher.
  2. (a) Musser, George. (2011). “How Life Arose on Earth: and How a Singularity Might Bring it Down”, Scientific American, Sep 23.
    (b) Russell, Michael. (2011). “Origin of Life and Molecular Evolution” (YT), Molecular Frontiers Symposium, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, May; MoleCulesTV, 2014.
    (c) Carroll, Sean. (2016). “What is the Purpose of Life?” (YT), Minute Physics, Oct 26.
  3. Einstein on purpose – Hmolpedia 2020.
  4. Purpose terminology reform – Hmolpedia 2020.
  5. Purpose universe hypothesis – Hmolpedia 2020.

External links

Theta Delta ics T2.jpg