One often hears that philosophy deals with "why" questions, whereas science deals with "how." Some philosophers will say that science can never answer why we exist or why the universe came into being.
But "why" questions are often in reality "how" questions. Futhermore, not all "why" questions are meaningful in that they presuppose "purpose" that may not exist. It is meaningless to pick up a rock and ask, "why is this rock?". Most "why" questions can be broken down… Continue