I’ve recently been reminded of a quote by Viktor Frankl, Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor. The quote prompted quite a bit of introspection and several diary entries.
And so, for today’s writing prompt, choose from one of the Frankl quotes below and let your pen loose.
What is demanded of man is not, as some existential philosophers teach, to endure the meaninglessness of life, but rather to bear his incapacity to grasp its unconditional meaningfulness in rational terms.
Freedom is but the negative aspect of the whole phenomenon whose positive aspect is responsibleness. In fact, freedom is in danger of degenerating into mere arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness. That is why I recommend that the Statue of Liberty on the East Coast be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the West Coast.