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Life Essay : What Is The Meaning Of Life?

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Life is complicated, and truly, there is no single answer to the timeless question: “What is the meaning of life?”. ‘Answering’ it, or whatever close alternative to the word you could achieve, would involve an impossibly long sequence of questions, and many without answers. When I think of ‘meaning of life’, rather than think of a series of answers to help define it, I think of a series of questions interpreted disparately between individuals. Like a survey, there is no right answers. However, I believe there are general concepts that can either bring you, or at least the others around you, to a more meaningful life. To me, the most important aspect that can bring you closer to discovering what life means for you is acceptance. Perhaps less in the literal sense, “the act of taking or receiving something offered” (dictionary.com), but more in a general sense of “respecting that life is constant change”. To many, change is one of the most difficult parts of life. “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” (Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein) Change is unavoidable, and yet, despite this, many refuse to adapt. Whether it is something simple such as a reorganization of a room, or something broad like the scientific rediscovery of old concepts previously thought to be fact, adapting is difficult. In respects to the difficulty, acceptance, in this context, does not exactly directly mean adaptation. To sympathetically relearn, or at
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