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Ernest Becker’s Explanation of How the Fear of Death is Secretly Controlling Your Life Is A Must Read

Everyone knows on some level that they’re going to die, but very few people really believe it. Talking about the real, emotional, visceral understanding of the fact that one day, you will cease to exist. It means that all of your future possibilities will remain unrealized, and everything that you have come to know will come to an end. It …

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Stanley Kubrick’s Answer to the Question, “Is Life Worth Living?” Is Worth Reading

In 1968, 40-year-old Stanley Kubrick was interviewed by Playboy magazine. At one point, Playboy asked Kubrick if he felt life was worth living. What followed was one of the most unforgettable responses in the history of interviewing.   Stanley Kubrick’s Unforgettable Answer Playboy: If life is so purposeless, do you feel its worth living? Kubrick: Yes, for those who manage …

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Story of the pregnant deer and the power of focus

Story of the pregnant deer and the power of focus In a forest, a pregnant deer is about to give birth.  She finds a remote grass field near a strong-flowing river. This seems a safe place. Suddenly labour pains begin. At the same moment, dark clouds gather around above & lightning starts a forest fire. She looks to her left …

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Motivational Essay : Life and death

Death is something no one can escape from. It follows life as surely as night follows day, winter follows autumn or old age follows youth. People make preparations so that they won’t suffer when winter comes. They prepare so they won’t have to suffer in their old age. Yet how few people prepare for the even greater certainty of death! …

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Defeat Your Depression

Here are some simple tips that help you to avoid depression 1.Death is not you’re answer “If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.”  African proverb   What a follow-up to our first entry!  The focus is still on the inside versus the outside.  Are you at peace with yourself?  If you are, all …

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Introspective poem in Hindi : Jo Beet Gai So Baat Gai Written By: Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Here is a very common sense philosophy – very useful too to cope with our losses. There are times when we lose a loved one. Losses are inevitable in life. All one can do it to bear the loss and carry on with life.

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The last 3 wishes of Alexander

The last wishes of Alexander : On his deathbed, Alexander summoned his generals and told them his 3 ultimate wishes: 1. The best doctors should carry his coffin; 2. The wealth he has accumulated (money, gold, precious stones) should be scattered along the procession to the cemetery, and 3. His hands should be let loose, hanging outside the coffin for …

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