This is important to reveal as it is the key point of the philosopher's view on life. This is significant for the whole book as for Frankl, personal freedom is the individual's own choice of [...]
People often think that going through the woods is safer since they do not have to deal with the zombies in the cars, I say that dealing with trapped zombies is much safer.
However, if the care is expensive, and it is clear that I will not make it, I do not want my family to spend their money to prolong my life by a few days or [...]
The implication of the consequentialism approach is that individuals should practice only those actions that give just, assertive, and ethical products, which do not compromise the lives of other organisms.
I believe that it is the moral and social obligation of the government to work towards decreasing the income inequality that exists between the rich and the poor in society.
An extended number of perspectives, therefore, is the basis for the concept of objectivity and it should not be based solely on the implications of one's view of the world.
My argument is based on the belief that science, not personal experience, is the best way to know truth about reality because it is empirical evidence that is a more comprehensive and reliable source of [...]
In a game of chess the player has to be careful in moving his pieces, you should try and think of the implications of your moves, your opponents' strategies and how to counter them.
The expression "existence precedes essence" is attributed to the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. According to Sartre, the existence of something gets known before it is defined.
The teachings of the old and the wise seemed buried in the annals of yesteryears. This is courage in the truest sense of the word because it leads to many other virtues.
More importantly, I would not want to know when I would die because that would be no kind of life to live.
Awareness of death seems to bring about a greater awareness of the joys of life and actually results in people being able to live their lives better than ever before.
This is because I would focus on positive things in my life; plan to do the things I would like to do before I leave, love people a little bit more, enjoy life, and not [...]
I admitted it was impossible to complete the coursework before the deadline, but I persisted and worked through the night to complete the assignment.
In the world of business today, promotional advertisement is of critical importance, and firms are keen to ensure that they present themselves to their customers in the best way possible.
However, it can be interesting to understand why the rest of the people are so afraid of death. People are afraid of the unknown.
Speaking of my own experience of meeting a kami, I must admit that in my life, the presence of kami could be spotted in the cases when I had to make complicated life choices.
From the standpoint of proactiveness and the willingness to change the world for the better, the specified approach toward managing complex issues might be seen as the sign of weakness.
For me, the most exciting thing to think of is the relationship between people and the world in which they live.
The conceptual relationship between the stories of Broyard and Toews should not be limited to the meaning of life but expanded to the feeling of inevitability that is depicted in different ways, the intentions to [...]
The notion of being prepared for what is to come is naturally linked to self-realization in the sense that people consciously try to achieve as much as possible in the period of life before life [...]
In the quest to understand patterns, reason can be regarded as the capacity to mentally work out and solve a problem or understand things that are not easily discernible.
In order to show how the deductive method based on Descartes' theory of human consciousness looks, it is possible to apply it on the example of a computer to prove that an inanimate organism has [...]
The reason for this is that one's very presence in the company of friends, establishes the objective preconditions for him/her to be willing to engage with these individuals verbally.
It may be supposed that justice and honesty as the one unqualifiedly moral virtue, could fulfill the role of the fundamental virtue as it can also be noticed in the case of righteousness, the general [...]
The problem of searching for the meaning of life has always been the central topic for the vast majority of people.
This idea is applicable to both the spiritual and material strivings of a person. The goal setting is the primary aspect of success; it should comply with internal and external factors.
Such an assumption actually sounds reasonable if we reconsider the fact of our very existence and admit that an individual is only a container for the Will, which is the true representation of the human.
1 In the context of this essay, we present the concept of self-cultivation as the process of a human being acquiring new knowledge and using the same to inform his/her actions.
The optimal state is the state of acceptance of seemingly opposite things as one: life and death, beginning and end, right and wrong.
The common agreement among societies and individuals across the world is that death is not a pleasant thing. To begin with, Rogers acknowledges that death is painful and capable of affecting the lives of many [...]
The author goes further to indicate that the frequency of bad or good feelings will not be relevant to the concept of meaning.
The doctrine of determinism explains that all events and person's deeds are regulated by the external agents and not the people's will.
The revolution in science and the appearance of new technologies triggered a new wave of vigorous discussions about the possibility of the creation of a scientific approach that would help to extend the average human [...]
The whole world is currently taking a paradigm shift towards trying to find the reason and meaning of life. A perfect philosophical way of life is the philosophy of the three Ls which stand for; [...]
Religion, philosophy, and literature are unique disciplines that pioneer and influence people's lives in contemporary culture, thus enable people to feel and see the reality of life.
I find meaning in my life when I help people that I encounter in my life. This means that life, when a person follows the Christian rules, is full of spirituality and thus meaning.
Since overcoming the adverse effects of such a phenomenon is beyond the capacity of human beings, the presence of horrendous evil signifies the inconsistency of optimism as a viable, sustainable posture in life and demands [...]
When speaking on the topic of life, and the importance of vital values for oneself, one cannot avoid mentioning the era of enlightenment and the legendary German philosopher, Immanuel Kant.
Therefore, according to Clifford, it is not possible to separate the belief of the shipowner, from the action of causing emigrants death in the sea.
However, the developments have several cons that have resulted in the deterioration of the world about the environment, the state of the society, relationships, and human interactions.
Buddha's response to the speculation as to whether death marks the end of life is explained by referring to death as a rite of passage to another stage and not the end of living.
Chesterton, in his work The Fallacy of Success, also cogitates about this very issue, underlining the fact of uselessness of these books and outlining his own ideas connected with the issue of success.
Although the idea of searching for the meaning of life does not seem original enough, the difference between the common meaning of life and the essence of life for each and every individual is worth [...]
Even though knowledge is often forced upon people, especially children, and due to the deficiency of the human mind, knowledge is biased.
A good life and what constitutes it is an omnipresent ideal always bringing into the focus a key question what is the meaning of life.
Although the proponents of the theory concerning the absence of influence of the body on the human mind provide rather strong support for their conclusions, the idea of the body affecting the key mental processes [...]
It goes without saying that the desire to find one's identity and, therefore, shake off the everyday image, trying another identity and spending a considerable amount of time in search for the one.
As noted by the author, Socrates depicted the human body as the part or an instrument of the soul, admitting at the same time that the corporal health depended directly on the wellness of the [...]
A comparative study of the existence of ghosts cannot be separated from the narrative of the various religions of the world.
Therefore, the person will have something to eat, and this means that he had knowledge that helped him to get food.
The questions related to searching for the sense of life and exploring the nature of existence are regarded as the ones that all human beings were looking the answers for since the beginning of the [...]
The research conducted in the different countries during which people were asked how satisfied they were with their lives clearly indicated the existence of a non-linear relationship between the amount of money and the size [...]
In particular, the modern generation attaches so much importance to money in the sense that success and money are presumed to be one and the same thing.
He shows that the truth is the primary value in people's lives, and wrongful people do not have the right to live.
Time passed and people started to think that our body is just a repository for our eternal soul and that is why existence should be devoted to attempts to save our soul and prepare it [...]
In this way, the author wants to show that the source of meaning lies within the individual perception of a person.
In some sense, Buddhism owes the given specifics to the fact that it is composed of life experiences and revelations of a number of people, Jiddu Krishnamurti being one of them.
In his words, the cause and effect of everything in the world are so entangled that differentiation between the two is almost impossible.
Schnell and Steger, Frazier, Oishi and Kaler observed that one critical aspect of the well-being of people in the society, which comes out in the humanistic theories that are utilized in counselling psychology, is people's [...]
They are only allowed to participate in activities that do not contradict the interests and wishes of men. All people are the same and are supposed to exist freely in society.
In my opinion, responsibility is making decisions that are mutually beneficial to me and the people that I interact with in everyday activities.
According to the argument, death is a separation of the body and the soul. While the body is finite and has no use after death, the soul is immortal and is the only useful part [...]
In the foreword, there is useful discussion on the value of natural resources to mankind and how the loss of species will diminish the value of the planet.
The woman is in bad faith as she tries to focus on desirable points ignoring the truth. This is the choice people are wouldoomed' to make.
Even though she is capable of causing harm to the baby, it will not be justified at all because human beings have a conscious and that is what sets us apart from the rest of [...]
Happiness is about embracing the smallest of happiness in the present without interrupting it with memories of the past and using it to cultivate more and more happiness.
While the body is finite and has no use after death, the soul is immortal and is the only useful part of a philosopher. He declines to escape from the jail because that is against [...]
Consequently, after posing his concern of suicide and life value, he notes that the voluntary death process indicates acknowledgement of the importance of suffering, and the lack of a weighty reason for living.
This is despite the fact that there are other nations that try to explain the origin of the earth and the universe.
Deriving from the above distinction, leisure is the time at one's disposal to perform the non-routine activities and is usually rooted in the mind.
To be at peace with one's self is to know that what does not belong to you is not yours and that way you people will not have to quarrel over issues in life. A [...]
Comprehensive theories of personality should aspire to include both a specification of human nature and an account of the major ways in which individuals differ.
Thus, the bottom line is that whenever hearing a knock at the door, it is better to take chances and open it.
In this regard, it is thus the duty of man to search both within and without to try to understand himself and the environment within which he finds himself.
This essay aims to analyze Happiness, what makes happiness special to people, the meaning of it and the essence of it. The second happiness is a general consensus about the goodness of your life at [...]
As such, in this case is the fetus at the time of its death and has not came to existence as a person yet.
Life experiment is an investigation on the life realities in order to gain the entire insight of what life entails. From the review of life experiment, it is evident that this gives people the chance [...]
It is very important to know and to apply a philosophical life in our lives in order to have a divine life and the better understanding of what life really is.
It is vital to consider several points of view in establishing the relationship between the traits of human and nonhuman animals.
The article explores Hobbes's view in association with lower happiness, the relationship of life philosophies to civic engagement and subjective life beliefs shape people's participation in the world.
Serenity of mind to Gertrude is found by accepting things that are beyond her control and seeking the strength and courage to change things that can be changed like cloth the naked, feed the hungry, [...]
She finds her inspiration in the languages and other subjects and, obviously, the girl knows that education is the best solution of solving a number of problems and difficulties that she may face during the [...]
In 1986, Szamosi delved into the subject again this time round detailing how the perceptions of space and time developed from earlier attempts of primitive life forms to understand their world to become the modern [...]
In contrast to the concept of absurdity, Beauvoir applies the concept of ambiguity for viewing the human existence as the continuous struggle for the meaning of life which is never fixed."To declare that existence is [...]
In that we have no certainty of the outcome, when we refer to our previous encounters with the event, through first-hand knowledge or otherwise, we are unable to find congruent evidence that the event will [...]
In spite of the fact that author takes the symbols rather as a notion than as an object, some researchers take it even further, expanding the meaning of a symbol to the whole culture.
In addition, in this piece, I present my philosophical understanding of the "problem of evil, the existence of God, free will, the mind and body relation, human knowledge and the question of being".
In many religions across the world, people belief in life after death and also being born again in the world after an individual. Life after death is the belief in the continuation of life after [...]
The most basic needs were at the bottom of the pyramid which was of a physiological nature, fundamental to the survival of the human body.
In this essay, I shall define the success strategies that I have discovered and which I intend to use in the coming years to achieve success.
Although there is no way to accurate define the meaning of "cool" or "coolness" one can get close to it by understanding the spirit behind the term and Botz-Bornstein was correct when he wrote that [...]
Unfortunately, in the scrimmage, George had to run for his life and by the time he came back to England he had not heard about his mother; they were separated.
It goes without saying, of course, that the fact that I adhere to the provisions of the Darwinian theory of evolution naturally makes me an atheist, as I am being in a position to define [...]
To me, the meaning of the phrase ameaning of life' is not precise and I take it as any analysis that gives life some concept.
With the existence of a spiritual realm, I believe in the existence of the soul and life after death. A good example of the order in nature is a seed.
Thus it can be seen that the concept of inequality occurs naturally in nature. I can even go so far as state that inequality is even a necessity in the grand scheme of things.
Trying to answer the question 'what is the meaning of life?' has been one of the hardest tasks for humanity. One readily gets attempted to ask the question, 'is life meant to have a bitter [...]
One has control over the attraction for instance; attraction to someone is not a choice but way of enhancing the relationship in a personal perfective manner.
Each of those views will be different and will describe only one aspect of the manifold life. It is dangerous to question the essence of life because one becomes unsure of the established views on [...]
In this paper, I shall narrate one of the significant changes in my life so as to highlight the fact that our perception of the change does at times determine whether the experience will be [...]