What’s the secret to living a happy and fulfilling existence? If you don’t believe in religion, the answer can be hard to pinpoint. Avowed atheist Stephen Fry attempts to explain humanity’s purpose — in under three minutes.
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The below video is essentially an introduction to humanism philosophy. Instead of searching for some cosmic answer to the meaning of the universe, humanists believe we should create meaning and happiness through our own lives. Because everyone is unique, there is no single meaning of life to discover — instead, it’s something different for everyone.
Naturally, it all sounds a lot more convincing coming from the mouth of Stephen Fry. Here’s the video: