oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The purpose of living

Volume 25, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Why do we cling to life? Why do the victims of kidnapping undergo torture rather than choose a quick death by suicide? Why do convicted murderers prefer a sentence of life imprisonment to execution? The poet was right when he said: ""Hope springs eternal in the human breast,"" but hope for what; what is the purpose of living? For what do we strive in life?

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