In Dark Times, We Must Say Yes to Life

An excerpt from a lecture Viktor Frankl gave 11 months after liberation from a concentration camp

An archival photo of Viktor Frankl in New York City looking out the window, 1968.
Austrian psychologist Viktor Frankl in New York City around 1968. Photo: Imagno/Getty Images

The past few years have certainly disenchanted us, but they have also shown us that what is human is still valid.

Viktor Frankl was a psychiatrist and author of the international bestseller Man’s Search for Meaning. He died in 1997.

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