Sunday, October 4, 2009

Love of One's Fate

Amor fati is a Latin phrase that loosely translates to "love of fate" or "love of one's fate". It is used to describe an attitude in which one sees everything that happens in one's life, including suffering and loss, as good. That is, one feels that everything that happens is destiny's way of reaching its ultimate purpose, and so should be considered good. Moreover, it is characterized by an acceptance of the events that occur in one's life. It is almost identical to the Jewish concept of Gam Zu Letovah (this too is for the best).

Related to:
destiny, fate, kismet

2 comments:

Ian Zafra said...

nice lot :) very accurate

palot said...

Wiki na gud na! :D

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