Speaker: Ernest Horstmanshoff

A Life Worth Living (after Mormonism)

For some Mormons, losing faith creates an existential crisis, making them ask what life’s meaning is. Why is meaning in life so important? What meanings are worth living for? This presentation explores theories and research on meaning, and shares insights toward achieving a meaningful life. Gary Horlacher Ernest Horstmanshoff

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Existentialism An Alternative Post Mormon Foundation

Losing one’s belief in Mormonism can lead to a feeling that one has lost the basis for understanding reality. Jean Paul Sartre’s philosophy can provide an alternative foundation. This paper introduces his theory of being and compares it with the Mormon paradigm using the questions: “Who am I ?” and “What is the meaning of …

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