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Meaning in life

Irving Singer

Meaning in life

the creation of value

by Irving Singer

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life,
  • Life. 0 -- Meaning (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-154) and index.

    StatementIrving Singer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23788761M
    ISBN 10002928905

    BOOK OF LIFE (cepher chayyim; he biblos tes zoes, "book of life"): The phrase is derived from the custom of the ancients of keeping genealogical records (Nehemiah ,64; ,23) and of enrolling citizens for various purposes (Jeremiah ; Ezekiel ).So, God is represented as having a record of all who are under His special care and guardianship. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is a self-help book by Canadian clinical psychologist and psychology professor Jordan Peterson. It provides life advice through essays on abstract ethical principles, psychology, mythology, religion, and personal anecdotes. The book topped bestseller lists in Canada, the United States and United Author: Jordan Peterson.

    The best book I read in was, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life. I liked this book a lot for many reasons. To start, I liked this book a lot because the story took a lot of unexpected turns, and their was a lot of surprises.4/5. Dreaming of a book could mean you should look closely to details or look at the sequence of events for insight to solve current problems in your daily life. Studying for a Test: We often associate books with going to school and studying for a test.

    This book considers a range of options for where the meaning of life is to be found, including love, family, friendship, work, self-knowledge and nature. We learn why certain things feel meaningful while others don't, and consider how we might introduce more meaning into our activities. What follows is a hugely thought-provoking as well as a. I genuinely enjoyed the journey of reading this book by this great intellect book talks about the significance of life and education which is obvious as it's the title of the book. It emphasizes on the fact that we mustn't just focus on education as a mean for livelihood and way to learn certain techniques/5.


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(Revelation ; ; Malachi ) God determines those names based on a person’s faithful obedience to him. — John ; 1 John The title of the book was chosen to be very similar to Monty Python 's film The Meaning of Life that was being produced at the same time, after Douglas Adams called Terry Jones to ask if it would be OK.

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