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"Man's Search For Meaning" by Viktor Frankl

[One of my earlier posts referred to 'the will to meaning'here. I intended to expand upon it later, but other more intense interests sprouted to which I dedicated much of my writing energies. Later I somehow lost interest. However when I recently sawThe Shawshank Redemption, I was vaguely aware of having seen another work with similar theme. Some travel in my mind-palace brought me to that rusted corner where memories of'Man's Search for Meaning'lay. As I was wishing to break the ice here since long, can one ask for a better topic to rekindle this blog?]
What if you were deprived of your possessions and freedom? What if you found yourself in a concentration camp stripped of every semblance of human dignity, working like a beast of burden?
Viktor Frankl's 'Man's Search For Meaning' is not a brainchild of mental speculation, but based on personal experiences in the school of sorrow where the earthy lessons of life are taught. Frankl’s life and observati…