Noimetics is a complete naturalistic philosophy that takes our understanding of our place in the universe into account.
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I think the following seven standards make a good start by which to judge the reasonableness -- and by extension, the legitimacy -- of any belief system.
If meaning were the sort of thing that could be tagged to the end of a sentence, as if it were the answer to a question, it would not be worth considering. But it is not at all that sort of thing.
There is a vast difference between "just being" as part of a life proudly lived and "just being" as a complete philosophy of life. As the former, it makes perfect sense. As the latter, it is bankrupt.
I propose noimetics as the new bank, the one where you can go to make meaning withdrawals and meaning investments. These are all meaning issues -- and only a philosophy that makes meaning its focus can address them.
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