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Whoever embraces death will enjoy the meaning of life. There is one aphorism in the memoir Tuesdays with Morrie that pertains to me and it states, “When you’re in bed you’re dead.” This means when we are in bed, we are wasting our precious lifetimes away by lying in bed doing the same thing as if we were dead. Personally, when it’s nice out I am doing something outside enjoying the fresh air or spending time with my family because when I’m dead I can’t be doing those things anymore. To enjoy life, we should get out of bed and live life to the fullest everyday because we don’t know when it will end. Intrinsically motivated, Mitch Albom ,the author, met with Morrie every Tuesday to talk about certain life topics. According to Morrie, you have to accept death because if you fear it, you fear life itself.

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