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    《my life》

    There're two passages I quote from 《My life》,and I have some difficulty understanding:

    "According to Becker, as we grow up, at some point we become aware of death, then the fact that people we know and love die, then the fact that someday we, too, will die. Most of us do what we can to avoid it. Meanwhile, in ways we understand only dimly if at all, we embrace identities and the illusion of self-sufficiency. We pursue activities, both positive and negative, that we hope will lift us beyond the chains of ordinary existence and perhaps endure after we are gone."

    "Where does Beckers analysis leave us? He concludes: Who knows what form the forward momentum of life will take in the time ahead. . . . The most that any one of us can seem to do is to fashion somethingan object or ourselvesand drop it into the confusion, make an offering of it, so to speak, to the life force."


    Thanks!

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    Re: 《my life》

    Who wrote this stuff? It seems to me like what has been called 'psycho-babble'. Ask a Californian what it means. (I'm not sure whether the word 'means' applies in this case.)

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