What is the modern secular view of life?
You might say it is the same as Solomon’s conclusion in Ecclesiastes – if there is no God, life is meaningless. Your pursuits and your endeavors are temporary, and nothing more than chasing after the wind. Solomon concluded that life “under the sun” means there is no God who stands behind you and existence. There is no God sustaining the universe. No life after death. There’s no judgment. There’s no eternity.
When it comes to all the big questions the philosophers and intellectuals have asked over the centuries, there are no answers, and no one to give you the answers to those questions. Solomon concludes life is meaningless.
If there is no God, if there is no meaning to life, what should we do?