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It's about getting your bearings in eternity. To build that which will last beyond us is selfless, and living with that in mind breaks the power of selfishness that tries so desperately to engrain itself in our lives. She does hope to receive some compensation for her efforts, and I think she deserves some. It is the problem of the individual who has no comprehension of the multiplying power of single but sovereign units. Yes, I suppose someone could work hard to earn money so that when he or she dies, a building is named after them, but that is not the kind of legacy we are talking about.

To build that which will last

Because of the power of our lives and the legacies we leave, it is a great responsibility to choose to leave a positive legacy. The more they learn, the less they know for certain.

And that comforts me beyond measure. Others see identity as a question, an open-ended journey that's always shifting and changing. There are ripples of rhythms within rhythms, some things being able to be achieved in a short time span, others perhaps taking years. It helps us decide the kind of life we want to live and the kind of world we want to live in.

In other words, we are fundamentally meaning-making creatures, meaning is what you make it, and meaning takes shape in the stories you create about life, yours in particular. We come to terms with our accomplishments and our disappointments.

It's about getting your

At the beginning, we are what we are given. It's for all people and for the future of the world. He put that much good out into the world and is deserving of every remembrance. And yes, the list goes on from there as well.

It involves recognizing that people now have many more choices across the various phases or turning points of their life than they did at the turn of the twentieth century. And yet we must continue to live in this world and make our way through this paradox. Its other boundary is the hundredth birthday of the babies born today. The idea that life derives meaning from the connections between generations, and a grounding in legacy, is an attractive alternative.