On the Basic Dimensions and Functions of Life Purpose

Yongqiong QIU


Outlook on life is the helmsman and key of life, whose core is a life purpose. Life purpose is a person’s fundamental thinking and pursuit of the question “why do people live,” is the consistent recognition and practice of the existing highest ideal, ultimate goal and highest value. The purpose of life includes two basic dimensions, “what to pursue” and “pursue for whom”. A correct life purpose is able to guide, promote, support, comfort and protect people’s best existence.


Life purpose; Dimension; Function

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/7312


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