Homeostasis isn’t it | Video Blog

Viktor Frankl, author of Man’s Search for Meaning and a psychiatrist who endured over 2 years in a concentration camp during world war II, wrote “I consider it a dangerous misconception of mental hygiene to assume that what man needs in the first place is equilibrium or, as it is called in biology, “homeostasis,” i.e., a tensionless state. What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for a worthwhile goal, a freely chosen task.