All you have to do is reach the check point at the other side. That's not too hard, right? Just try to do it in the fewest number of lives possible if you can please.
Some of our testers have said: "is this another one of those games where you're a test subject and the computer is talking to you?" The answer is no. You are not a test subject, there is no computer.
We just wanted to taunt the hell out of you while you die over and over again. :)