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Last time, I said you should always have an answer to the question, "What am I doing here?"

But what if you don't have an answer?

The glory and the misery of being human is that we want to know the answer. We need to know the answer.

Lower animals can't even ask the question, so it doesn't bother them.

But ...

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What's "the most dangerous poison of life" -- the greatest source of unhappiness?

You might think it's hatred, and that would be a sensible choice.

But according to American Founder Thomas Jefferson, it's boredom.

For an ...

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Does your life have meaning?

If so, how? The answer helps you appreciate your blessings and seize your opportunities.

Having a clear idea of the answer is in itself a blessing. Most people have no idea.

They trudge through life, day after day, not knowing why they do it. Sometimes they feel happy. Often they feel miserable. ...

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Can you go through life and never tell a lie?

Honesty is the best policy. But it's a policy -- not an unbreakable rule.1

If most of us weren't honest most of the time, social life would be impossible. Nobody would ever believe anyone else. We couldn't cooperate, have relationships, or depend on anyone for anything.

But ...

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When people have deceived or manipulated us, it's difficult to forgive them.

I've worked for some terrific bosses over the years. One of them is Jim Grey, whose luck with his own bosses hasn't been quite as good as mine.

Jim recently ran into a bad one, and he's ...

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