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What makes life worth living, from an individual perspective?
Living causes us pain, and pain should be avoided.
There are those who opt for
while experiencing, or in knowledge they will soon experience, pain.
To some, the belief that life is not worth the effort is an unavoidable truth stemming from negative experiences, such as conditioning and past mental or physical trauma.
PsychCentral - Severe Trauma And Giving Up on Life (Sep 28)
The older we get the more likely we are to experience
due to illness and age.
Many argue that exposure to pain
allows you to grow
as a person.
The avoidance of pain should not be an end in itself, but rather as a means by which to make life worth living. Pain should be avoided in order to pursue what the individual believes is worth it.
where forms of pain can be welcome or even pleasurable.