Beautifully said, David! Each moment is filled with unique opportunities that are available to each of us at that point in life and it’s our duty to fulfill the purpose of each moment to the best of our ability.

Collectively, we also have opportunities that we are duty-bound to fulfill. For example, I believe those of us who are on “the cutting edge”, with access to enormous amounts of knowledge and communication power, have a duty to spend some time asking the question of how we can help those without that opportunity to have it.

I believe those of us who have the opportunity to forgo killing animals for food have a duty to lead the way in that evolution, to preserve and protect life and the environment.

And as you said, those of us who have the opportunity of creating family also have the duty to protect, love, and support them to the best of our ability.
A love for life leads us to recognize a love for each other and for everything that supports our existence, which in turn leads to a sense of duty to protect and provide a means for sharing that opportunity with those who could genuinely benefit from it.