The universe is merely blind Will, not thought; this Will is irrational, purposeless and therefore unhappy.
Twenty years of bloody and purposeless warfare with the armies of the empire and with their fellow-barbarians, the Goths and the Suevi, followed.
This proposal, however, the Norwegian government found unacceptable, and explained that, if such control were insisted upon, all further negotiations would be purposeless.
The Design argument elicits from Lotze the criticism that some things look purposeful, but others decidedly purposeless.
It was in the Roman state that military action - in Greece often purposeless and, except in the resistance to Persia, on the whole fruitless - worked out the social mission which formed its true justification.