Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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How does Morrie rationalize his thought that aging is growth and not decay?

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In the book, Morrie tells Mitch that aging isn't just about decay but about growth as well. He rationalizes his position from a philosophical standpoint: accepting this dual view of aging enables one to live a richer and more satisfying life.

Morrie believes that how he chooses to live determines how he will eventually die. He tells Mitch that young people are not without their own share of challenges in life. It's all a matter of perspective:

All these kids who came to me with their struggles, their strife, their feelings of inadequacy, their sense that life was miserable, so bad they wanted to kill themselves ... And, in...

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