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Wed, Mar 27



Meaningful Living - Ernest Becker Style - £30

Are you navigating the complexities of modern existence, feeling a hunger for recognition, identity, and a profound sense of meaning? Join this transformative workshop where we delve into the depths of existential challenges faced by individuals in Western modernity.

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Meaningful Living - Ernest Becker Style - £30
Meaningful Living - Ernest Becker Style - £30

Time & Location

Mar 27, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM



About the event

  • Explore Your Existential Journey: Understand the tensions arising from the dual nature of being both a biological entity and a symbolic being capable of profound achievements.
  • Discover the Denial of Death: Delve into Ernest Becker's groundbreaking work, "The Denial of Death," to uncover the roots of the human desire to create a lasting system of meaning.
  • Defiant Creation of Meaning: Learn how individuals, and society at large, respond to the fear of insignificance by engaging in defiant creation of meaning, embarking on Immortality Projects.

What You'll Gain:

  • Insights into Human Behavior: Understand the diverse ways people deny death, from religion to drug use, and how these strategies shape our individual and collective existence.
  • Cultural Impact: Explore how cultural heroes, through their Immortality Projects, contribute to the construction of human culture and leave a lasting impact on society.

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