Our purpose in life is to resolve mysteries and fix problems. Doing this
leads to knowledge, discovery, invention, life quality and pleasure.
These things earn our income, build happiness and produce values for
others. Religions "resolve" mysteries and problems with mystical
pseudo-solutions that don't lead to enlightenment or resolution; it perpetuates ignorance.
Ex: Genesis tells us how God created existence and plants and animals
and that ignorance and the problems it caused perpetuated for thousands
of years. Science came along and learned how the universe works and how
every living thing came to be and how the mechanism works. Now our lives
are enriched, extended and soon will be perpetuated by knowledge,
medicine , technology and ethics. The word of an omniscient and
omnipotent God solved no mysteries or problems; The word of science is
turning man into God.