Monthly Archives: October 2011

Motivation to Responsibility

After posting the questions about responsibility to Facebook and getting two replies in answer to the question and two replies about Facebook vs. blogging, I’ve come to the conclusion that: a) Facebook is a more accessible form of communication for … Continue reading

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Facebook vs. Blogging

I’m curious about Facebook vs. Blogging comments. Do people generally comment more on Facebook than on blogs? If the answer is yes, I wonder if it’s because of the anonymity of a blog. A friend (both friend and “friend”) recently … Continue reading

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Therapy of Love?

Is logotherapy a therapy of love? The answer is “yes and no.” It depends on how you define love. If love is the feeling a child has who is being embraced and treasured for the singular, preciously unique individual he … Continue reading

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Learning to Strengthen the Defiant Power

Logotherapy is solidly based on the human capacity to think. We are capable of putting a distance between ourselves and our symptoms, saying I am not my symptoms. We can exercise the defiant power and act contrary to what circumstances … Continue reading

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Aspects of truth

This is one of those days that I don’t have time to write. Since I do want to try to write every day I will jot down a thought that I’ve expressed before but I’ve put into a tighter formulation … Continue reading

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Which is the higher value?

I have been pondering the question of why most Israelis were in favor of the terrorist murderers in exchange for hostage deal even though most Israelis surveyed also thought the country would be less safe as a result. Here for … Continue reading

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Math homework

A friend of mine had a thought about Math homework that her kids were doing and how it relates to life. The book gives an equation and the student has to fill in the blanks. On the next page the … Continue reading

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How am I supposed to feel?

This past summer I watched as American society was glued to their TV sets watching the case of Casey Anthony, a mother accused of murdering her two-year-old child. When the sentence was read out on the radio I listened together … Continue reading

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Sandwich Days

I love the few days between the Jewish holidays of Yom Kippur and Succot. I hesitate writing this because I want this blog to be for readers of all kinds but whenever I speak personally Judaism is my “meaning” frame … Continue reading

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The Meaning Difference

What essentially is the difference between logotherapy and other approaches in psychology? What is the meaning of being meaning-centered? What difference does it make for meaning to be in the center as opposed to the person being in the center? … Continue reading

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