Topic: Man's Search for Meaning

page 3 Frankl wrote:

How was everyday life in a concentration camp reflected in the mind of the average prisoner?

Re: Man's Search for Meaning

page XIII wrote:

... if ... people reach out for a book whose very title promises to deal with the question of the meaning of life, it must be a question that burns under the fingernails.

Re: Man's Search for Meaning

page XIV wrote:

I had wanted simply to convey to the reader by way of concrete example that life holds a potential meaning under any conditions, even the most miserable ones. And I thought that if the point were demonstrated in a situation as extreme as that in a concentration camp, my book might gain a hearing. I therefore felt responsible for writing down what I had gone through, for I thought it might be helpful to people who are prone to despair.