Tag Archives: conscience

New logotherapy blog

This is a reminder to check out my new logotherapy blog called themeaningseeker.com Instead of announcing that this blog is terminated and sending you to the new blog, I decided to continue this blog as a group blog (with weekly … Continue reading

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Logotherapy elevator statement

by Batya Yaniger One of the important marketing rules is imagining you’re on an elevator, the doors and soon closing and you’ve got half a minute to say something that captures the essence of what you do. Here is my … Continue reading

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Faith and Discernment

Simplifications are sometimes handy but at the same time run the risk of being oversimplifications. I say this by way of introduction to a handy definition I’d like to put forth on what religiosity means to me. To be religious … Continue reading

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A New Year

There will be no posts for the next three days. A new year is upon us in the Jewish calendar – Rosh Hashana. In the words of the prayer service it is the day of the birth of creation and … Continue reading

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The difference between seeing and hearing

I want to add two more points of difference that sets logotherapy apart from other approaches. The spiritual encounter Once at a therapy conference (a general, not logotherapy conference) someone from the audience asked one of the speakers: “What do … Continue reading

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The skill of conscience

This past week I attended a marriage enrichment conference. The overwhelmingly strong message was: People want to learn skills. It gave me something to think about in reflecting on logotherapy’s emphasis on meaning as opposed to skills and techniques. And … Continue reading

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Discovering meaning is not the same as attaining prophecy

I was recently part of a discussion on the blog onthederech. I want to invite you to read that post and the discussion thread there. I will post here the back and forth after the initial post. Why don’t you … Continue reading

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Ten ways to read in between the lines of life’s meaning

(a continuation of “Life is what happens in-between the lines”) From the youngest age you can recall: Will to meaning: What stimulated your curiosity? – or – What did you always seem to be seeking again and again? Ultimate meaning: … Continue reading

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Knowing with one’s entire being

I will post the logotalk podcast interview in installments. This is not a transcription but my written notes. It will not exactly match the oral interview. Marshall: Batya, welcome to logotalk. Batya: It’s good to be here. Thank you for … Continue reading

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A link to the transcendent

Superego operates within the psyche. It makes demands. The person responds to its demands like an object. Conscience evokes the human capacity to transcend the psychic level and it illuminates transcendent meaning. Frankl posits that there is a religious sense … Continue reading

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