[–] hangry 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

So, your logic suggests that bored people are really just searching for meaning and purpose? kek.....

[–] UsedToBeCujoQuarrel 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

They've already found their 'meaning and purpose'

[–] Scald85 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Boredom is highly associated with low IQ. Intelligent people always find something to contemplate, even without external stimuli.

[–] Eualos 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It gives them meaning...

[–] Things_Stuff 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

From my own experience this is true. When i started to believe, I became less board/anxious/ depressive ect and more secure/confident.

Schopenhauer in Studies on Pessimism echos a similar sentiment.