KNOWLEDGE

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Statue of philosopher Rousseau in Geneva.

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But Israeli philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.

To my surprise, most of the people with whom I have talked about the meaning of life have told me that they did not think that their lives were meaningful enough. Many even presented their lives as outright meaningless. But I have often found the reasons my interlocutors gave for their views problematic. Many, I thought, did not pose relevant questions that might have changed their views, or take the actions that might have improved their condition….


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