Would you live [your] life again?
This is a 2-part question I've been asking my friends lately; and it has shed a lot on the meaning of life for me.
Part 1 is, "Would you live life again, if you could?"
This question really comes from Nietzsche, in a famous passage from The Gay Science I'm paraphrasing.
My answer, honestly, would be, meh - no. I lived life once. It's fine. I get it. But no need to live it again.
But then I added a Part 2 to the question: "Would you live YOUR life again, if you could?"
(And it would still be of first impression to you - meaning you would be living your life again, everything exactly as it happened, but it would seem new and original from your perspective, like it does now.)
I was surprised that my answer to that question was a clear yes.
In other words, I wouldn't want to live life again; but I would want to live MY life again.
I think it means that I am incredibly lucky & privileged.
I hope we can live in a world where everyone can answer the second question positively, if not both.