Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 3 weeks ago

Do you agree that there’s no obligation to do anything in the universe?

I don’t think there is any obligation to do anything in the universe. Any obligation is a human construct. You could sit in a cave all your life or you could travel the world the universe couldn’t care less about either one. Am I right or wrong?

9 Answers

  • small
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago
    Favorite Answer

    Yes, you are right.

    On the other hand, it may be important for the individual concerned, because his decisions and actions affect his own life more than anything else. In other words, we are obliged to our own desires and preferences, which in turn make us careful regarding what our actions could result in terms of reactions/consequence from the society or nature.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Anything in the universe and certain events of the universe obey the rules. I think everything in the universe just follows that rule.

  • 3 weeks ago

    shut up paul just because the girl you liked doesnt talk to you doesnt mean you should justify it by allowing yourself to think nothing needs to matter sense the universe will always go on, the universe will always go on as well as sally in the bed with person who has obligation

  • Yes. All life on earth has faded out, with little concern for the stars and planets and life therein. The universe doesn't care if it is an insect straining for survival or a Elon Musk building rockets. Each is given life, and each harnesses that which is accessible and natural to it. There are some abilities that allow bipedal beings to use their prehensiles to extend their teleological domain from their little environments, to the mass environments of space. Wu wei, that's just the way it is.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    we disagree

    blames our mother chaining us with expectation and obligations

  • martin
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    You are right. A sense of obligation becomes a difficult issue only when someone isn't doing what most people like him or her are doing. Humans are social creatures.

  • j153e
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    "Obligation" is Latin ligare, to bind.

    Human constructs are one set of binding; another is natural law, which includes binding to gravity, being shaped by time and space, etc.; a third set is the God and/or human constructs of sowing and reaping, right action, right desire, etc.

    If you're limiting obligation to the universe, that includes natural law or physics, etc., and also permits God's influence as understood or transmitted by prophets, etc.

    So, your human construct about bindings is unduly focused on human constructs, and does not take into account natural and possible divine bindings.



    The Path of the Higher Self;

    There's Something about Godel;

    Return to the One: Plotinus's Guide to God-Realization;

    Light Is a Living Spirit.

  • 3 weeks ago

    According to the Bible, humans were not created to live apart from God and following His laws and principles. He created us, so He gave us a spiritual need that only a few people recognize and respect. Jeremiah 10:23 says, "I well know, O Jehovah, that man's way does not belong to him. It does not belong to man who is walking even to direct his step." And Matthew 5:3 reads, "Happy are those conscious of their spiritual need, since the Kingdom of the heavens belongs to them."

  • 3 weeks ago

    Theoretically, all you should do is exist. Or don't exist for this matter. But this is a bad universe. You can't get away with just being, unless you are a spirit and sit on a tree all day and night.

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