The Big Question: Why Are We Here?

by Elena Tafone

It’s something each of us has asked ourselves at some point in our lives, whether it’s a passing thought while riding the bus or during the type of deep contemplation that keeps you up late into the night. What is my purpose? What am I meant to accomplish in this life? And how do I know what that is? While there’s no single answer, here are a few thoughts from authors, experts, and spiritual leaders on humanity’s ultimate question.