Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Meaning Of Life To A Six-Year-Old (VIDEO)

by KERRY-ANNE – A curious six-year-old boy asked astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to answer the question that’s on everybody’s mind: What is the meaning of life? The crowd broke into laughter when the boy, named Jackson, put Tyson on the spot with his deeper than anticipated question.  One audience member even yelling: “You’re on the spot now, Neil!” But instead of joking about or dismissing his concerns , Tyson commended the boy on his level of thoughtfulness and gave a truly awesome answer: “If you’re asking those questions now,” Tyson replied, “you’re going to be the deepest thinking adult there ever was.” “So — what is the meaning of life? I think people ask that question on the assumption that ‘meaning’ is something you can look for and go, ‘Here it is, I found it. Here’s the meaning. I’ve been looking for.’” But, he continued, that premise “doesn’t consider the...

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