Viktor Frankl, The Doctor and the Soul: From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy. (A.A. Knopf: 1965).
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The religious person differs from the apparently irreligious person only by experiencing his existence not simply as a task, but as a mission. This means that he is also aware of the taskmaster, the source of his mission. For thousands of years that source has been called God.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. How does Frankl understand the difference between living life as a 'task' and living life as a 'mission?'

2. Do you approach your own life as a 'mission?' If not, what other word would you use to describe your approach to living your life?

3. Is there a source or inspiration that guides you in how you try to live your life?

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Time Period: Modern (Spinoza through post-WWII)