preview

The Importance Of Morrie Teaching People To Live Life

Decent Essays
How does Morrie teach people to live life?

In the story Tuesdays with Morrie there is a sweet old man named Morrie. Morrie was a psychology teacher until he was diagnosed with ALS a lethal paralyzing Disease. Even though Morrie knew he was going to die it did not stop him from wanting to still teach the world about the final lesson in life which is death. When Morrie went on tv to share his lesson with the world, one of his old psychology students named Mitch Albom saw it and went to go visit his old professor. When he did Morrie decided to also teach Mitch the same lessons he wanted to share to the world and Mitch decided to make a book called Tuesdays with Morrie about Morrie’s life lessons. Some of the lessons Morrie teaches can be applied to other people's lives including mine. Morrie teaches people to live without regrets, accept aging as growth and to not fall for culture’s lies. The first thing Morrie taught people was to not live with regrets.Morrie believes that people should live everyday as if it is your last. The reason Morrie would think this way is because when Morrie was younger his mother died but he had not gotten the chance to say goodbye. One of the aphorisms Morrie says is “we’re involved in trillions of little acts just to keep going, so we don't get into the habit of standing back and looking at our lives and saying ‘is this all’.(Albom, 65) I believe that people should interact with others as if it is going to be the last time people speak to each
Get Access