26 June 2021

Search For Your "Why"

Just finished this man's book:
"...any attempt to restore a man's inner strength in the camp [Auschwitz] had first to succeed in showing him some future goal. Nietzsche's words, "He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how," could be the guiding motto for all...efforts regarding prisoners. Whenever there was an opportunity for it, one had to give them a why - an aim - for their lives, in order to strengthen them to bear the terrible how of their existence. Woe to him who saw no more sense in his life, no aim, no purpose, and therefore no point in carrying on. He was soon lost."

>>> "Man's Search for Meaning" 
Viktor Frankl, Auschwitz survivor

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