First of all, two things must be said as an unusual prelude: 1. No, I am not having suicidal thoughts; 2. No, I will not dive deep into nihilism - this is mainly because I don't really remember what its philosophy wanted to pass on. I doubt some will really understand why I am doing this, but if you're in, it is because it was your own damn choice to read. The next paragraphs wouldn't be necessary if I really knew with who I am talking to, but, oh well. Jump to the end if you want tl;dr. *** Dear readers, consider this scenario. There is no entity from a higher plane that found it interesting to create life or that created it accidentally. Not only the human life, but the life of the smallest, of simplest design, bacteria is nothing but a huge, abnormal coincidence. Human life does not differ from the life of any other creature, except, maybe, for the different levels of consciousness and biological complexity. Thus, revealing that each one of us is nothing but a speck of dust, in an absolutely huge and majorly undiscovered and puzzling universe, whose ability of comprehension is just a weapon that was, somehow, able to develop itself through millenia, just to be able to drag its own existence for a longer period of time. In such scenario, every action you make is not even a knot on the fabric of time and space, but, of course, we should not exaggerate and claim the universe. Just stick to this planet, as we've been doing as a species since ancient times. You are really just one of 7 billion humans. You were born in a system that was there even before you could exist. You live in it. As one of 7 billion humans, you have a chance to be someone notable in this system, but there's also a chance to be no one throughout your whole life, except to some people - or just to some animals. With just this one true rule that is Peaceful Coexistence, *** What motivates you to live? A feeling? A dream? An obligation? Please, share with me your motivations. Every comment, even simple phrases, will be appreciated.