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Meaning of life

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The Meaning of Life could be something we will never know. It is meant to be something that no-one ever finds out. It is the reason why we are here and are living on Earth.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a novel written by Douglas Adams, gives the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything as ... "42".

For a better understanding of the meaning of life, see Eric Idle perform what fans call "the universe song" in Monty Python's motion picture The Meaning of Life.