"Life is merely a random side effect of molecular interactions on a macroscopic level. It is without meaning or purpose. All that lives, dies, such is the nature of entropy. The fallacious idea that our lives, our conciousnesses continue after the cease of biological function, or that we have any importance or bearing on the functions of thermodynamics and the fundamental forces of this universe is, to use modern parlance...gay"
It is not as much affecting the laws of nature and becoming large enough and influencing enough of whatever exists on such a large scale, it is that we are glad to be a part of whatever we are a part of. Creation, life, music, love; even to gaze into that which means nothing and ponder that such a thing could have a meaning. That is life, and that is soul. That is what gives the meaningless a meaning. That is what makes the unity of our 'random' cells worth something.