Essay On Meaning Of Life

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Chapter 2 : Will to meaning:- Introduction Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human. Each man is questioned by life and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life. He can only respond to life by being responsible. Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for. Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it. What is to give light must endure burning. Fear may come true that which one is afraid of. For the meaning of life differs from man…show more content…
In and through experience we come to know these and realize them. Through enjoyment of the beauty of nature, art , music, love, truth and simplicity etc. We experience higher values together with action or independently of action we have the experience and cognition of experimental values: for example staging and enjoying music. Attitudinal values : The values lies precisely in man’s attitude towards the limiting factors on his life. His very response to the restrains upon his potentialities provides him with a new realm of values which surely belongs among the highest values. Thus an apparently impoverished experience still offers a last and in fact the greatest opportunity for the realization of values. These values will call as attitudinal values. The attitudinal values are expressed and experienced when an individual faces an inevitable fate. Thus one is sure to reach this value whether one realizes it or not is another thing because one at any cost has to confront a destiny an inevitable which one cannot but accept. “The way in which he accepts, he bears his cross, what he manifests in suffering, what dignity he displays in doom or disaster is the measure of his human fulfillment”. With attitudinal values and because of attitudinal values human life will never be meaningless, so also the human
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