1. You could be guided through life solely by your physical impulses and appetites; or
2. You could be guided through life by unquestioning conformance to societal norms and expectations; or
3. You could be guided by promptings of your innermost being — the questing curiosity of your mind, heart and spirit.
What would you prefer? What would bring you the most joy, satisfaction and meaning in life? I suppose the answers to such questions will help someone understand why philosophy is useful…and perhaps important.
Of course, this very Q&A is a philosophical exercise. So I suppose the real answer to this question can be found by answering another one: Why do you ask?
My 2 cents.
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