Basically, are we special? Do we matter? Is our existence essential to the existence of the Universe? I don’t and neither does anyone I know of know? But that doesn’t stop me from thinking about it and other from thinking and writing too.
There are many people throughout on our planet who are pondering this very question at the moment in some form. Be it religious or not. And there have been many who have thought about it for ages gone by.
This article at NPR is no different and a nice little read to get you pondering too.