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The Missing Ingredient

Frankl didn’t intend for logotherapy to stand on its own but to supplement other theories much the same way that the spirit cannot stand on its own without the physical body, the intellect or the emotions. The spirit is not … Continue reading

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What makes logotherapy different?

Meaning-centered We’re not focused on the problem but on the meaning and on the person behind the problem who is being challenged with this. We want to look at who this person is and we assume that everything that happens … Continue reading

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The origin of life

I heard an interview with Rabbi Moshe Averick yesterday about his book Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist The essential purpose of the book is to demonstrate the abject intellectual poverty of atheism … Continue reading

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Chaos or order?

(Ninth in a series summarizing the book Halachic Man) Having a sense of order in life makes life make sense. I know of someone who lost a child, and a friend took it upon herself to come by every day … Continue reading

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Conscience defined

The concept of conscience is at the heart of Logotherapy, the mechanism which enables a person to become attuned to that which is the “main concern” of a human being: meaning. It is to be distinguished from the Freudian concept … Continue reading

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