The true nature of our universe, why should we exist at all?

Why do we exist? Not only us as humans (that makes sense to me on an evolutionary scale) --- but why does the universe itself exist? What is the advantage of existing VS not existing?

Wouldn't nothingness be more logical than something?
Update: Why would there be energy in the first place? Assuming our knowledge of the universe up to the big bang is correct.... why did the big bang happen where it did? (not that that means anything, seeing, as there was nothing else) Before the big bang, was there a vacuum of nothingness, or another type of... show more Why would there be energy in the first place?

Assuming our knowledge of the universe up to the big bang is correct.... why did the big bang happen where it did? (not that that means anything, seeing, as there was nothing else)

Before the big bang, was there a vacuum of nothingness, or another type of nothingness more thorough than that?
Update 2: "Yep trick question. Asking why presupposes a reason, and if there was nothing (not even time!) there could have been no reason."

Does that make what we have or who we are unique? Or do you think the big bang is one of an infinite series of big bangs, ours being unique?
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