Antidotes to fixating higher purposes

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This page will cover a variety of antidotes to one of mission‘s two metaphysical errors: fixating higher purposes.

Recognizing that mission is essentially selfish and aggressive (while pretending to be altruistic). It’s me trying to force the world to do what I am pretending God told me I’m supposed to make it do.

Your purpose? You think some eternal ordering principle of the universe cares enough to give you your very own purpose? Exactly one of them? And you are different enough from everyone else that you get your own private one?” Well, no, when you put it that bluntly…

Refuting the fear that if I don’t have a mission, then the universe is meaningless, and that is horrible, and I would be miserable.