MAN'S SEARCH FOR MEANING
"Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl (who was a professor in neurology and psychiatry) is one of the most powerful books I’ve ever read. The book chronicles Viktor Frankl’s experiences as an Auschwitz concentration camp inmate during WWII. During his time in camp, he is tortured, beaten, worked to the brink of death, not given enough food or proper clothes/shoes during freezing temperatures. He was subjected to vermin, frost bitten toes, and edema. He paints a truly a horrific existence of his day to day camp life. Daily, people dropped dead all around him (from disease and starvation) and are executed for no reason at all. His mother, father, brother, and wife were all killed in the camps. With all this in mind, how could he find life worth preserving?"
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