What, Why, & How? Bottom-up Answers
At one time or another, most of us have wondered what is the reason for existence, why I am here struggling to make a living, to be comfortable and happy, and how best to do it. These basic questions usually get submerged because of more immediate questions about meeting daily needs, but they are still there in the recesses of the subconscious mind. There they can create a nebulous feeling of dissatisfaction or can boil up at an inconvenient time. Today’s media, politicians, and educators with their emphasis on consumerism, power, competition, and violence do little to address these basic questions. The author has spent 90 plus years growing from a scrawny kid to a gung-ho soldier to a research psychologist contemplating and researching these questions. This is about what he learned.