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The fear of insignificance

Carlo Strenger

The fear of insignificance

searching for meaning in the twenty-first century

by Carlo Strenger

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Existentialism,
  • Existential psychology,
  • Individuation (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarlo Strenger
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF204.5 .S745 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25540382M
    ISBN 100230108954, 0230113753
    ISBN 109780230108950, 9780230113756
    LC Control Number2010030276
    OCLC/WorldCa650827380

    The drama of the psychological birth of the hero is facing fear, doubt, and hesitation; knowing that reaching for the stars entails the risk of failure, ridicule, even injury or death; and knowing that by not trying, you forfeit the possibility of greatness.” ― Cited by:   Thanks for the encouraging post, Emily! I think the fear of insignificance or meaninglessness is common to us all, but as you pointed out, that’s one aspect of the gospel that’s so marvelous. We have meaning because God loved us and died for us!

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In this book, you can find his philosophies as well as illustrations of his year-long investigation. Facing the Fear of Insignificance. I’m continuing my discussion on fear.

I’ve been reading Max Lucado’s book, FEARLESS, and he says this about being insignificant. Do we matter. We fear we don’t. We fear nothingness, insignificance. We fear evaporation. We fear that in the last tabulation we make no contribution to the final sum.

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Fear of insignificance may be a BIG writer’s block. From my own memoir-writing experience and from witnessing the creation experience of memoir writers I have coached, I have found it useful to work with a subcategory of fear as a writing block.

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Strenger disponible en Rakuten Kobo. This book shows how, after the fall of the Berlin Wall inthe Gospel of the free market became the only world-reli Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.I’ve been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life.

We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night. – Laura Marling.