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  • The Meaning Of Life Meaning

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    The Meaning of Life & Other Lies No well-minded senior in high school claims to have discovered any indisputable meaning of life. To do so would bring an end to all questions. Mankind has entered and exited hundreds upon thousands of eras throughout human history wondering and creating their own meanings in life. The first section of Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning” in essence focuses on how only the concentration camp prisoners who felt they had a purpose to their lives, a goal or future

  • The Meaning of Life

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    The Meaning of Life My few years on this planet have been a bit confusing. I have learned of many aspects of life from which one can draw meaning, if indeed such meaning can be drawn. I have also learned that there can be no singular meaning of life to stand for us all, or even any one of us. What I have learned above all is that trying to put words to the meaning of life is a task of absolute absurdity. This is not to be confused with the idea that life has no meaning, for life certainly has

  • The Meaning of Life

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    The Meaning of Life What is Life's Meaning? Richard Robinson's viewpoint Life Has No Purpose (38) argues that "there is no god to make up for the limitations of our power" (39), and that man must look after himself and live his life for himself. Although I do not consider myself an Atheist, I agree with his viewpoint. My life's meaning has evolved from the time of my childhood to that of an adult today because of a major event in my life that forced me to realize that the only person who

  • The Meaning of Life

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    What is the meaning of life? There is no simple answer to this question. Viktor Frankl's theory is that man's deepest desire is to search for meaning, for purpose. Choosing to ignore the daily suffering of his deprived existence, Frankl searched to find meaning. He learned that by losing a friend or living through other circumstances of tragedy, he gained strength meaning in his life. Frankl found that as his life had changed and as there was more suffering to confront, he had

  • The Meaning of Life

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    The Meaning of Life The most difficult thing in life is finding something worth living for. The second most difficult thing is knowing when you've found it...... by Jamie Andreas Okay, let's be light hearted for once. Let's not talk about some heavy subject. Let's pick something more down to earth and fun. How about the meaning of life? Yes, the meaning of life, and the purpose of our lives. Teen-agers (that group of people who are most likely to begin to play the guitar) love to think about this

  • The Meaning of Life

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    The Meaning of Life Since the beginning of human history, we have used logic and reasoning in order to explain why things happen and to advance ourselves. This desire to understand and comprehend is always present. We are constantly striving to search for purpose and meaning in everything we do in our lives. We need reason and purpose in order to do anything just like we need a reason to continue living. Otherwise, our lives may become meaningless. I believe the meaning of life is to find

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    The Meaning of life What is the meaning of life. The meaning of our lives, the purpose, and the dreams both dashed and realized, and the expectations forced upon us by others. In other words how do you "translate" what life is? "Translation" means to explain in simple terms. What is it supposed to be about? There are different answers for different people at different times in their lives. A person's lifetime is filled with self-examination. Why am I here? What am I doing? Is this as good as

  • The Meaning of Life

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    In approaching the meaning of life we have to examine the nature of meaning itself.  Meaning is by definition the point, or the intended goal.  Consider the point of humans and the universe as seen from monotheistic religion.  If life and the universe is some sort of toy or form of entertainment for some prime mover, his point, his own entertainment, would then be the meaning of humans and the universe.  Consider the goals of the deities of various cultures.  Some strive for a balance

  • Meaning of life

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    The True Meaning of Life What is the meaning of life? Well known Greek philosphers such as Socrates and Plato believed that our purpose in this life was to gain knowledge in preparation for the next life. Other Philosophers such as Epicurus believed that pleasure is the main goal in life. After giving these ideas lots of thought, I have come to my own conclusion that the true meaning of life is far more complex than either of these; far too complex for any human to fully comprehend. In fact these

  • Meaning of life

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    The “meaning of life” is a question asked time and time again. There is no definite, agreed upon answer. Authors try to give their best interpretation in the countless novels that ponder this seemingly simple, yet complex question. Novels give the story of a character’s journey through life. The audience is given a glimpse into the right and wrong decisions the characters make along the way. Without the bumps in the road, the plot line would be boring. No one wants to read a novel in which everything