Towards a General Definition of Life.

Life can be defined in two ways. 1) Life is the result of the unwillingness of Self to be by itself 2) Life is the result of the willingness of Self to experience companionship itself. What it comes down to is that the purpose of Life is companionship, friendship, love. If the above sounds too romantic; a more clinical definition of life can be found here and there's the ultra-sterile one here.
~ Wald Wassermann, Physicist