I am figuring out my hourly cost

Now being a Taker, a good citizen for 63 years. Now being in negotiation with people like attorneys who want over $300/hour. What is my existence worth?

On the upside, I was paid for over 30 years by you, taxpayers. I was an NIH-trained scientist and paid through the majority of my worklife by federal monies. A few charities thrown in. I paid that societal debt by being underpaid for my service. At most, I hovered close to $50/hour for a few months toward the end.

Open Thread - Friday, July 31, 2015

The meaning of life is a philosophical and spiritual question concerning the significance of living or existence in general.

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
― Albert Camus

Philosophers have believed for centuries that no intrinsic meaning exists in the universe. Here we will summarize three of the major responses to this belief.