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Meaning of Life

" Where to look for the meaning of life? If knowledge of the meaning of life, so it is important that questions remain: how and where to find it? How to distinguish the important from the minor? Here's how to answer these questions Frankl: "Man should not ask what the meaning of his life, but rather to realize that he is the one to whom addressed the issue. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, but instead to understand that life asks us questions, poses problems – daily and hourly. Our answer must consist not in talk and meditation, but in right action and correct behavior. Ultimately, the means to live to take responsibility for choosing the correct answer to the problems of life, and carry out tasks which it constantly gives to everyone. These tasks, and consequently, the meaning of life – different things to different people, they change from one moment to another. It is therefore impossible to determine the meaning of life in general. Proclaiming that the person responsible for the potential meaning of his life and his realization, I want to emphasize that the true meaning of life must be found in the outer world, and not within the person and his own soul, as in a closed system. I gave a definition of this essential characteristic "to transcend itself (self-transcedence). She points out that human existence is always directed toward something or someone other than itself – be it a meaning that must be done, or any other person with whom must meet.