to all reddit philosophers, what is our purpose and that of the universe?

Do what YHWH tells us to.

"The conclusion of the matter, everything having been heard, is: Fear the true God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole obligation of man."—Ecclesiastes 12:13

Take care of the earth and live forever on it.

"Further, God blessed them, and God said to them: 'Be fruitful and become many, fill the earth and subdue it, and have in subjection the fish of the sea and the flying creatures of the heavens and every living creature that is moving on the earth.'"—Genesis 1:28

"The righteous will possess the earth, and they will live forever on it."—Psalm 37:29

Not worry about outer space.

"As for the heavens, they belong to [YHWH], but the earth he has given to the sons of men."—Psalm 115:16

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