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What Does Morrie Teach People To Live Life

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“Death is as natural as life, It’s part of the deal I made.” (Albom, 164) Tuesdays with Morrie is about an elderly man dying of ALS teaching people how to live. Morrie teaches people to live life through accepting death, showing love to loved ones before they’re gone and that showing emotion is all right and important. First, Morrie teaches people to live life through accepting death. Morrie thinks people should accept death by reason of it’s important to realize nobody lives forever. “Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” (Albom, 82) My opinion on this topic is I do consider our own selves should accept death being if a person dies and you’ve already accepted the fact that everyone eventually dies it may not be as tough on you.…show more content…
Morrie thinks that showing emotions is an important part of life due to holding it in isn’t healthy for you. “Learn to detach.” (Albom, 103) It’s great to show your emotions or drop grudges since anyone at any moment could be gone and you’ll regret telling that person how you actually felt about them. Last year on the Fourth of July I fought my best friend at the time for talking poorly of me and when I told her to stop and she didn’t, we went without talking the whole summer until our friend Paige passed away, I told her I’d drop all the drama between us the reasoning for that is it was pointless to still be arguing over that when young people were being taken away from us at the blink of an eye. Lastly, Morrie teaches people that love goes on. Morrie thinks love is the way to stay alive. “Love is how you stay alive, even after you’re gone. (Albom, 133) My opinion is that even if that person is gone if they’re still people that love them they’re not absolutely gone. When I was in the 8th grade another one of my friends Isabella Moralez committed suicide, it’s almost 2 years that she’s passed and how much I miss her hasn’t changed since the day she left us. People still show her tons of love and she’ll never be
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