Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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How does Morrie rationalize his thoughts about aging in Tuesdays With Morrie? How does Morrie rationalize his thoughts about aging, that aging is growth rather than decay, as most people see it?

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Morrie says that

"As you grow, you learn more.  If you stayed at twenty-two, you'd always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two.  Aging is not just decay...it's growth.  It's more than the negative that you're going to die, it's also the positive that you understand you're going to die, and that you live a better life because of it".

To Morrie, aging has as much to do with the spiritual aspect of life as it does the physical; he is more concerned with how a person grows older in wisdom than how his body decays with the...

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