– “He who has a why to live for, can bear with almost any how.”
– Voluntary slavery is an oxymoron. So is involuntary freedom!
– The heat is on! Are you ready??
– Patriarchy, (women as) property & (prohibition against) covetousness.
– Nobody knows & understands me as well as me.
And nobody knows & understands you as well as you
“It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us.”
“Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfil the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.”
Your destiny is what you make of your fate, & what your fate makes of you!
“The questions & tasks that form man’s destiny, are different and unique for each individual, and at each moment. Thus it is impossible to define the meaning of life in a general way. ”
Life = growing + suffering + dying
What meaning do I give to life?
What meaning does life give to me?
The Gift of obligation! The threat of eternal consequences protects us from giving up even in the face of a meaningless, excruciating existence &/or death……
“The greatest courage is the courage to bear/endure (even embrace) suffering!”
Words from Nietzsche used for psychotherapy, in the concentration camp of a war fought by Hitler!
How does man seek, find & make meaning, when GOD seems to be anything but present?
“…they should keep their courage, in the certainty that the hopelessness of our struggle did not detract from its dignity and its meaning.”
“There are only 2 kinds of people in this world – the decent & the indecent. No group consists entirely of one or the other kind.”
“Life in a concentration camp tore open the human soul and exposed its depths.”