The book of Proverbs is about wisdom. Throughout the book, the author of Proverbs contrasts wisdom and folly through character types. One such character type is the ant, who is viewed positively and is a model for productivity. What can we learn from the ant?
What is the meaning of life? The answer to this question has puzzled philosophers, public intellects, and cultural elites through the centuries. There is hardly any agreement on the answer, and the rise of expressive individualism over the past ten years has heightened the subjectivity of the solutions proposed.