What Makes Life Worth Living? An Illustrated Answer

Here’s something to brighten your day. Cartoonist Jessica Hagy created this visual showing the things that make life worth living… and what happens when they intersect:

I appreciate that God is nowhere to be found in that graphic.

Hagy’s forthcoming book is called How to Be Interesting: (In 10 Simple Steps). You should pre-order your copy now :)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.

  • Guest

    If the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people should be the basis of all decisions then atheist happiness should not be taken into consideration in any decision.

    • http://www.last.fm/user/m6wg4bxw m6wg4bxw

      Please, elaborate.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=750428174 Paddy Reddin

        Don’t feed the trolls.

        • http://www.last.fm/user/m6wg4bxw m6wg4bxw

          How about I feed you? Eat shit.

        • Patterrssonn

          But it makes me happy

    • Patterrssonn

      But then you’d have to prove that people are happiest when living in superstitious fear and ignorance.

    • Coyotenose

       Jesus must love you for stalking blogs and looking for ways to judge people and lie about them. I hear he was big on that.

  • Guest

    Heh.  I particularly like the Fire Alarm. 

  • Claritas Pastor

    Then you believe that infidelity is a valid and agreeable source of happiness for people?


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