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Considering what makes life worth living

  • Research in positive psychology tells us work, love, play, and service to others make life worth living.
  • A Canadian psychologist writes that the answer is either nothing, religion, happiness, or a combination of work, love, and play.
  • According to the Reno Gazette, faith is the answer.

The common theme in these answers is inconsistency. Each person who wants to provide an answer will come up with their own unique explanation.

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